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P&G Water Purifier Packet

By: Lucas Nguyen, Journalist

Clean drinking water is very important for humanity's survival on our home we call Earth. But according to the UN, "1/6 people don't have clean drinking water" and have to drink dirty water which is...

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Turritopsis rubra medusa; copright P. Schuchert by Schuchert, Peter is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/?ref=openverse.

Are We One Step Closer to Unlocking the Secret of Immortality?

By: Ida Selander, Journalist

You may be familiar with the story of Juan Ponce de Leon, a Spanish explorer, famous for his legendary search for the Fountain of Youth. A species of jellyfish (called turritopsis dohrnii) seems to have...

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playing with water 7 by wester is marked with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

MIT’s New Portable Desalination Unit

Water is essential for life, but safe drinking water isn't always available. Researchers at MIT have developed a portable desalination unit that can transform salty seawater into fresh, clean water with the press of a button.
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The original Super-Soaker prototype and its inventor, Lonnie Johnson. by Communicator is marked with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

The Super Soaker

By: Grant Le, Journalist
Have you ever been having a nice walk in a searing summer day when you come face to face with a NASA  rocket engineer with a gun and a menacing smile? Well I haven't encountered any scenario of the such, but if you have, please call the authorities.
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Beret March of IDFs Submarine Combat Soldiers by Israel Defense Forces is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

How A Submarine Moves

By: Rakat Haque, Journalist
The way a submarine dives and resurfaces is because of buoyancy. Buoyancy is sort of like an upward force that things of many sizes afloat, it can be anything from something small like a barrel to a gigantic ship.
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White Metal Water Bottle on Stones by Mark Lincoln is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

CrazyCap Water Bottle

Water is something all people need, but sometimes you need to refill your water bottle but there isn't any clean water.
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Permeable pavement cross section by lin440315 is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Permeable Pavement

By: Olivia Sim, Journalist

What is permeable pavement? To put it simply, permeable pavement is a surface either made of a penetrable substance, or made with gaps in between non-penetrable blocks to let the water run through. The...

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NASA is Bringing Water Bears to Space?

NASA is Bringing Water Bears to Space?

By: Olivia Rose, Journalist

Recently a new experiment has started aboard the ISS (International Space Station) studying (nearly) microscopic creatures called tardigrades. Also called water bears because of their appearance under...

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OMAX WaterJet Cutter by jeanbaptisteparis is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

How Does a Water Cutter Work?

A water cutter is a very useful tool for engineers when they need a specific piece for their device. A water cutter is a tool that uses high pressure water to cut through wood, metal, and even diamonds.
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File:Yacht Dilbar 17.jpg by Axou is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0

The Dilbar Super Yacht

By: Zekarias Delelegn , Journalist
Due to the fact that the yacht is 15,917 tons with 156 meters (511 feet) and 6 meters (20 feet), it's one of the largest yachts in the world by gross tonnage. With all of the features this yacht has, it's estimated to cost between 800 million to 1 billion US dollars.
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Tuggen hydro power plant by Vattenfall is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Hydroelectric Powerplants

Hydroelectric energy, sometimes called hydroelectric power or hydroelectricity, is a form of energy that harnesses the power of water in motion to generate electricity. Most hydroelectricity power plants...

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Is Your Water Toxic?

Is Your Water Toxic?

By: Kevin Le
It's found everywhere, from your tap water to bottled water. Click here to read what arsenic is, how it affects your health, and how to avoid it.
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