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Solving a natural riddle of water filtration

For many engineers and scientists, nature is the world's greatest muse. They seek to better understand natural processes that have evolved over millions of years, mimic them in ways that can benefit society and sometimes ...

Protecting local water has global benefits

A new paper in the May issue of Nature Communications demonstrates why keeping local lakes and other waterbodies clean produces cost-effective benefits locally and globally.

Meteorites reveal magnetic record of protoplanet churn

If you stumble upon an unusual rock that could be a meteorite, do not place a magnet on it to see if it's magnetic—you'd end up erasing 4.5 billion years of magnetic history. Meteorites are remnants of our solar system's ...

A path toward clean drinking water for all Californians

California was the first U.S. state to legally recognize access to safe, clean and affordable water as a human right. But substantial parts of the state lack access to drinking water that meets those criteria.

MOF-based sensor for water quality testing

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Number 6, addresses the need for access to clean water and sanitation for all. In the worldwide situation, one in three people do not have access to safe drinking water, and ...

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