Scientists Pull Water Out of Thin Air

13 Apr 2017

Taking a page out of science fiction playbooks, Berkeley Lab’s Dr. Omar Yaghi and colleagues have demonstrated a breakthrough MOF technology capable of generating water out of dry air using the power of the sun. The researchers describe their solar-powered harvester in the April 14 issue of the journal Science.

Glowing Crystals Can Detect, Cleanse Contaminated Drinking Water

29 Nov 2016

Tiny, glowing crystals designed to detect and capture heavy-metal toxins such as lead and mercury could prove to be a powerful new tool in locating and cleaning up contaminated water sources.