Multitool adventure flask cools water, mixes cocktails, brews coffee

The Hibear All-Day Adventure Flask keeps your favorite liquids flowing from wake-up coffee to one last nightcap. This innovative all-in-one beverage master features a screw-apart design and multi-component system to fix up pour-over or cold brew coffee… Continue reading Multitool adventure flask cools water, mixes cocktails, brews coffee

Highly efficient process makes seawater drinkable in 30 minutes

Access to clean, safe drinking water is a necessity that’s worryingly not being met in many parts of the world. A new study has used a material called a metal-organic framework (MOF) to filter pollutants out of seawater, generating large amounts of fre… Continue reading Highly efficient process makes seawater drinkable in 30 minutes

Solar power, wood and bacteria join forces to purify water for drinking

Evaporation is one of the most enduring methods of purifying water to make it drinkable. Now researchers at the University of Science and Technology of China have developed a novel device made of wood that can do just that, by employing bacteria to hel… Continue reading Solar power, wood and bacteria join forces to purify water for drinking

Brain region that influences binge drinking identified

New animal research from scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina has found binge drinking can be controlled by blocking a key brain region linked to emotion-related behavior. The mouse studies suggest blocking certain opioid receptors in… Continue reading Brain region that influences binge drinking identified

Solar-powered desalination systems could bring water to disaster zones

It’s one of life’s most frustrating ironies that Earth’s surface is over 70 percent water, but most of that is undrinkable. Desalination is an important technology that may help unlock more drinking water, and now two independent teams have developed n… Continue reading Solar-powered desalination systems could bring water to disaster zones