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2011-02-17 13:40:49

A Japanese company has produced a bicycle that can also be used to purify water at disaster zones or remote villages. "If you can bike to a river, pond, pool or other sources of water, all you need is your leg power to produce clean drinking water," Yuichi Katsuura, president of Nippon Basic Co. said on Thursday as he introduced the system. Cycloclean needs manpower to turn a bike chain driving motor to pump water through a series of filters, unlike other systems requiring gasoline or...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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