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Monday, 4 April 2011

Human-powered drill for clean water in developing nations built by student engineers

April 1, 2011

The contraption looks like a spear that impaled a wheel of fortune, but it does more than give contestants a chance to buy a vowel or solve the puzzle.  The device is actually a human-powered drill built by a team of BYU engineering students, who hope it will help Tanzanians drill the 250 feet required to access clean drinking water.
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