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purification

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Do new water technologies stand a chance?

With stingy, risk-averse customers, it's tough to commercialize new water purification technologies. Start-ups are focusing on a niche to get a foothold.

By June 15, 2011

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Making artificial rain in New Mexico

With Altela's system, you can put a water purification system almost anywhere.

By October 18, 2007

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Purify water by adding bacteria

The U.S. Army is sending to Afghanistan units of a new water purification system that uses common bacterial strains to create potable water in less than a day.

By February 11, 2010

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Off-grid solar to be used in Haiti relief efforts

Off-grid solar products for lighting, water purification, cell phones, and cooking are being donated and shipped as part of relief efforts in Haiti.

By January 20, 2010

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Dean Kamen: Cultural inertia is main tech barrier

Inventor says societal priorities and resistance to change slow adoption of potentially superior tech, including a water purification and power generation system he developed for poor countries.

By April 30, 2010

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Architects float prison-in-the-sky idea

Winners of annual skyscraper contest include a "Vertical Prison" whose inmates work for the host city below, and a building that doubles as a water purification system for a polluted Indonesian river.

By March 18, 2010

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How to baby-proof a disaster zone

One submission to the 2009 Samsonite Baby Travel Design Competition may have been too radical to win, but deserves honorable mention with its air purification and waste sequestration systems.

By December 4, 2009

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Tracking food safety with clean tech

Purfresh, an ozone-purification company, makes Intellipur to monitor quality and sources of trouble related to food or drinks en route to grocery store shelves.

By July 25, 2008

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Solar Bag concept purifies water as you walk

Relying on UV in sunlight as a purifier, the Solar Bag could help people without clean drinking water.

By August 5, 2012

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CamelBak's new Google Glass app aims to keep you hydrated

Called Thirst, the app sends hydration alerts based on current weather conditions and allows users to take and share pics mid-workout on the app's microsite.

By August 6, 2013