MIT students are learning how to take the moisture from the atmosphere to nourish some of the driest places on the planet, thanks to new technology and innovative thinking.  The fog harvesting equipment is especially useful in central Chile, where a series of mesh-patterned nets are trapping and and condensing tiny droplets of moisture from the dense coastal fog. As the water accumulates, it drips into containers that can then be used to deliver much-needed potable water in arid areas where it is needed.

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