News tagged with clean drinking water

Washing hands despite lack of water

Even though the water we've used for washing hands is barely contaminated, it usually goes down the drain. A newly developed system allows handwashing water to be recycled, thus not only saving water, but also helping to ...

dateOct 22, 2018 in Environment
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Protecting plants intelligently

We must reduce the environmental and health risks of pesticides. However, rather than banning them completely, Robert Finger advocates an intelligent approach to crop protection.

dateJun 12, 2018 in Ecology
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Removing heavy metals from water with MOFs

An estimated 1 billion people do not have access to clean drinking water, a problem expected to worsen with climate change, according to the World Health Organization. In addition, higher energy needs and increased use of ...

dateMar 14, 2018 in Materials Science
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