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Machine turns sweat into potable water

By Maja Bosanac
One Comment21 July 2013

unicef-sweat-machine-1Collaboration between Swedish engineer Andreas Hammar with researchers at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and the water purification company HVR resulted in development of the first machine that extracts people‚Äôs sweat from clothes, purifies it and transforms it into potable water. It uses a water purification technology called membrane distillation. The inspiration for… »