Insights from BCC Research

Low-Cost Technology Improves Drinking Water in Developing Countries

Written by Clayton Luz on Dec 1, 2016 10:00:00 AM

In Swahili, "Maji Safi" means "clean water."

It's also the name of a start-up company dedicated to promoting effective water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices through creative education to fight waterborne diseases. 
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Topics: Environment

Open Wide and Say Ahh: The Earth as an Alternative Energy Source

Written by Clayton Luz on Nov 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The Iceland Deep Drilling Project (IDDP) endeavors to determine the feasibility of extracting energy and chemicals out of the hydrothermal systems at supercritical conditions.

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Topics: Environment

New Drywall Technology Helps Improve Indoor Air Quality

Written by Clayton Luz on Nov 2, 2016 11:00:00 AM

The "green" movement towards healthier living spaces not only pertains to outdoor environments, but also indoor ones too. Which is a good and necessary effort, considering that air pollution ranks among the top five environmental risks to public health.

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Topics: Environment

Improved Water Purification Membrane Kills 99% of E. Coli

Written by Clayton Luz on Oct 18, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) researchers and Steer Engineering Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore, have designed a membrane which eliminates 99% of bacterial contamination from water.

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Topics: Environment