New tech harvests drinking water from (relatively) dry air using only sunlight

Prototype makes enough liquid for a person to survive in the desert

water from air prototype converter

WATER FROM AIR  This prototype device captures water from air. Then, when exposed to sunlight, the black-painted layer (top) heats up and releases captured moisture as vapor into a container. A condenser then cools the vapor, converting the water to liquid form.

Lab of Evelyn Wang/MIT

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