A new way to turn saltwater fresh can kill germs and avoid gunk buildup

The key to the improvement is keeping device components high and dry

desalination device

FULL STEAM AHEAD A new device that uses sunlight to generate clean water vapor from salty or dirty water could help produce drinking water in remote, off-the-grid areas. 

Thomas A. Cooper

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