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Water Bottle Being Modeled After Desert Beetle
2012-11-26 05:15:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Drawing inspiration from a creature known as the Namib desert beetle, a US company has developed a prototype for a self-filling water bottle that could help hydrate people in hot, dry, drought-stricken parts of the world. According to Phys.org reporter Nancy Owano, NBD Nano -- a start-up firm comprised of four recent university graduates -- mimicked the way that the insects collect moisture from the air in the development of their...


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