Why you should be cautious about how much of your household waste you put in your tap water

An investigation by FourFour Two reveals the simple, portable decontaminating apparatus often used by those who work in hazardous jobs in China.The device, which was used by workers in hazardous work in the capital city of Beijing, can dispense up to 50 litres of water per minute.In order to use it, the workers have to […]

Simple distillation with an ear apparatus: The story of a patent

By Michael Kornacki and Matt YglesiasIt’s not uncommon for a patent to be published in a science journal, even if it’s decades after its invention.But the process for patenting something is so complicated, it can take years to actually patent a technology.This week, a U.S. patent office employee gave us a taste of the process […]