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(Phys Org2)   Nanotextured aluminum surface enables super-efficient distillation and these scientists want to waste the technology on drinkable water   (phys.org) divider line
    More: Cool, Drinking water, Evaporation, Water, Water crisis, Water supply, Water purification, Water treatment, clean water  
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676 clicks; posted to Geek » on 14 Jul 2020 at 6:06 PM (9 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2020-07-14 6:12:44 PM  
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Boondock3806: [Fark user image image 425x145]

Easy access to clean water would have clear massive benefit to all 7+ billion people on the planet, but that includes the poors and the shiathole countries, so they needed to find a better spin to justify the expense.


Yeah it provide a better quality of life for billions, but how many people can it kill?
 
2020-07-14 9:53:00 PM  
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dryknife: "...the method reduces the presence of all common contaminants, such as detergent, dyes, urine, heavy metals and glycerin, to safe levels for drinking "


I ask you - why would you do that?

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I got bad news for you. All the water on Earth has been something's pee at some point.
 
2020-07-14 9:50:24 PM  
1 vote:
"...the method reduces the presence of all common contaminants, such as detergent, dyes, urine, heavy metals and glycerin, to safe levels for drinking "


I ask you - why would you do that?

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2020-07-14 9:24:35 PM  
1 vote:

AmbassadorBooze: I'm fine with the whites dying.


show us a selfie, you sexy hunk of schizo man meat
 
2020-07-14 6:32:20 PM  
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StatelyGreekAutomaton: Boondock3806: [Fark user image image 425x145]

Easy access to clean water would have clear massive benefit to all 7+ billion people on the planet, but that includes the poors and the shiathole countries, so they needed to find a better spin to justify the expense.

Yeah it provide a better quality of life for billions, but how many people can it kill?


Well dihydrogen-monoxide is one of the most dangerous substances humans have ever found. It's responsible for an unknowable amount of death throughout human history.

So making a machine that purifies it is clearly a deadly advancement.
 
2020-07-14 4:31:12 PM  
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Easy access to clean water would have clear massive benefit to all 7+ billion people on the planet, but that includes the poors and the shiathole countries, so they needed to find a better spin to justify the expense.
 
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