Bike your way to even less pollution by filtering the air as you go!

Posted: December 16, 2013 in Science, Science Breakthroughs, Technology, Technology News
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Anyone who has ever ridden a bike in the city knows what it’s like to get a mouthful of exhaust. What if your bike could reduce those fumes and clean the air? A group of designers and engineers from Bangkok-based Lightfog Creative and Design won a Red Dot aware for their air-purifying bicycle designed to scrub polluted air while moving through traffic.

The idea, which is not yet a prototype yet, is that a filter between the handles bars would filter polluted air, scrubbing it of particulates. The frame itself would work something like a leaf, converting sunlight into energy that would, presumably run a fuel cell battery, the by-product of which would be good, clean oxygen for everyone.

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Sources: I Love Science, Science Channel, Discovery.com

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