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MIT: New Method Removes Micropollutants from Water

A team of MIT researchers has developed a new way to clear pollutants from water, even when present in extremely low concentrations. The system uses a novel method, relying on an electrochemical process to selectively remove organic contaminants such as pesticides, chemical waste products, and pharmaceuticals, even when these are present in small yet dangerous …

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Thegatesnotes: Janicki Omniprocessor

Bill Gates recently got to check out the Omniprocessor, an ingenious machine designed and built by Janicki Bioenergy, which turns human waste into water and electricity. In places without good waste treatment plants, it could be a real game-changer.