Fog nets are screens of overlapping horizontal and vertical mesh that catch moisture from fog and collect it once gravity brings the droplets down. In remote villages in drought-stricken Morocco, these devices not only bring drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people but … [Read more...] about Fog nets from Chile to Morocco. And soon California?
Right now, Western North America is experiencing an ongoing heatwave with record-breaking temperatures, and it’s not just humans struggling to cope. It’s getting hot in here—but remedying that by removing various items of clothing isn’t an option for local wildlife or for most of … [Read more...] about As the weather warms up, here’s how to help animals handle a heatwave
Getting water to drought-stricken areas is an increasing concern for scientists. In the future, desalination systems will become simpler and more accessible to get water to those who need it, but another solution could be to just pull water right out of the air. Engineers … [Read more...] about New gel film pulls drinking water from the air in even the driest places
One of the first health tips you might commonly hear is to drink more water. Social media influencers echo each other saying “stay hydrated,” it's their "secret" to good skin, a slim waistline, and healthy organs. But in terms of health logistics, what's going on when we … [Read more...] about How much water do you really need to drink?
Millions of Muslims across the world have just started celebrating the holy month of Ramadan, which means fasting from sunrise to sunset each day for all observants. According to one study, around eight percent of these are unsure of the best foods to keep themselves feeling full … [Read more...] about Tips to keep you feeling fuller and more energized this Ramadan