This Portable, Solar-Powered Device Purifies Seawater on Demand

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Takeaways:

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have created a filter-less portable desalination device.
  • This device uses an electrical field generated by solar energy to repel charged particles like salt, bacteria and viruses.
  • The team tested their device at the beach and collected a full cup of drinkable water after 30 minutes.

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