Video: Filtering Drinking Water with Nanofibers

This water bottle filter, made from nanofibers, can reduce water-borne diseases.

Liquidity, an Alameda, California-based startup, has developed a low-cost water filter made from nanofibers that it hopes will reduce water-borne diseases in poor countries. Naked Filter, a version designed for the developed world, attaches to a plastic water bottle. Its membrane of electrospun nanofibers allows water to pass through it quickly.

Source: Video: Filtering Drinking Water with Nanofibers

11th Annual Meeting ZKS Foundation Board in Geneva: Another 30 grants and other subsidies

Schindler’s List (ZKS Foundation Publication List) is updated. Have a look at the ZKS library!

This is great: 80 rhinos headed for Australia in bold move to save species – Australian GeographicBUT WHAT ABOUT THE NATIVE AUSTRALIAN SPECIES???

Australia is set to be a sanctuary for Africa’s endangered rhinos as poaching operations escalate, killing record numbers for Asia’s illegal horn trade.

Source: 80 rhinos headed for Australia in bold move to save species – Australian Geographic

Lionheart by Sharon Kay Penman – Medievalists.net

Lionheart By Sharon Kay Penman Penguin Books, 2011 ISBN: 978039915785 Publisher’s Description: From the New York Times-bestselling novelist, a stunning story of a great medieval warrior-king, the accomplished and controversial son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine: Richard, Coeur de Lion. They were called “The Devil’s Brood,” though never to their faces. They were the …

Source: Lionheart by Sharon Kay Penman – Medievalists.net