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Fighting the global water scarcity issue

According to the World Water Management Institute, over one-third of the human population is affected by water scarcity. If nothing is done to prevent it, an estimated 1.8 billion people will be living in countries or regions ...

dateOct 30, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Water purification at the molecular level

( —Fracking for oil and gas is a dirty business. The process uses millions of gallons of water laced with chemicals and sand. Most of the contaminated water is trucked to treatment plants to be cleaned, which is ...

dateOct 30, 2014 in Polymers
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Britain launches $17 million science prize

Britain is offering 10 million pounds (almost $17 million) to whoever can solve one of humanity's biggest scientific challenges—once the public has decided what it is.

dateMay 19, 2014 in Other
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