Tagged: Water

Scientists Just Discovered A New State Of Water!

Scientists Just Discovered A New State Of Water!

Think you know everything about water, think again! Scientists just discovered a second state of liquid water. What makes it so different?

Ancient Mars Lake Had Multiple Environments That Might Have Supported Life

Ancient Mars Lake Had Multiple Environments That Might Have Supported Life

The lake that once filled much of Mars’ huge Gale Crater featured multiple potentially habitable environments segregated by depth, as some water bodies here on Earth do, a new study based on observations by...

Enhanced NASA Images Show Potential for Buried Ice Near the Martian Equator

Enhanced NASA Images Show Potential for Buried Ice Near the Martian Equator

NASA made headlines around the world back in 2015 when it discovered evidence of briny water flowing on the surface of Mars. The agency detected hydrated salts flowing within recurring slope lineae, or RSLs,...

As Oceans Alkalized, Life Developed Bones and Shells

As Oceans Alkalized, Life Developed Bones and Shells

A critical feature of many multicellular lifeforms on Earth are hard, biological structures, such as animal bones and snail shells that are made from minerals. Multicellular organisms, such as animals, plants and fungi are all...

How To Turn Air Into Drinking Water

How To Turn Air Into Drinking Water

This machine from Ecoloblue takes moisture from the air and turns it into clean drinking water.

Mud Cracks on Mars Suggest a Watery Ancient Past

Mud Cracks on Mars Suggest a Watery Ancient Past

NASA’s Curiosity rover has photographed shallow crevices on Mars that may have formed from ancient mud cracks, yet more evidence that the planet had a watery past. In addition to the network of cracks...

This Solar Device Can Source Water From Humidity in Dry Air

This Solar Device Can Source Water From Humidity in Dry Air

Now comes word that engineers have created a solar-powered moisture farming device that can pull significant amounts of water out of low-humidity or desert environments. According to the research team, the harvester is so...

Introducing “Kleptopus”, The Shell-Stealing Veined Octopus

Introducing “Kleptopus”, The Shell-Stealing Veined Octopus

Check out the unique fort-building skills of the veined octopus. Known for unusual behaviour like bipedal walking (and its shameless shell theft), this is definitely not your average cephalopod!

This Is How We Taste Water

This Is How We Taste Water

Scientists at Caltech published a study this week that uses this new information about sour taste bud cells to challenge current theories of taste and perception. It’s important to note that when the scientists say “taste,”...