New Material Harvests Energy from Water Vapor

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    New Material Harvests Energy from Water Vapor
    Published: January 10, 2013. by Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    CAMBRIDGE, MA -- MIT engineers have created a new polymer film that can generate electricity by drawing on a ubiquitous source: water vapor.

    New Material Harvests Energy from Water Vapor - ScienceNewsline
     
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    Turning humidity into drinkable water...
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    Advert turns air into drinking water
    22 March 2013 - Just outside Lima, Peru, a billboard provides drinking water to whomever needs it - mainly, its neighbours.
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    Will There be Enough Water for Everyone?
    March 22, 2013 > As the global population grows, so does the need for water. The Worldwatch Institute says increased demands for food, energy and industry, along with climate change, could lead to water scarcity in some places. The warning comes on World Water Day, March 22.
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    For Half of South Sudanese, No Clean Water
    March 22, 2013 — On World Water Day, Margret Kiden was able to find enough water near her home in Nyakuron East, a Juba suburb, to do her domestic chores – including the laundry for her husband and three kids.
     
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