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Water Jun 2, 2021
Radioactive Water to Mining & Fracking Effluent: What Happens to Contaminated Water?

Our dependence on water is not merely physiological; a myriad of production processes require water to maintain safe conditions. Once it has come into contact with dangerous chemicals and unstable radionuclides, what happens to contaminated water? Technological advances across industries ...

Water May 19, 2021
Nature & Invention: Is there a difference between artificial or naturally carbonated water?

It seems like humans have always enjoyed a bit of bubbly. Over the centuries, we’ve indulged in many different beverages naturally carbonated through the fermentation process, including beer, cider, and champagne. Turns out many among us also love our carbonated ...

Technology May 10, 2021
Meet the Panelists: Four Design Leads Talking About the Future of Smart Home Products

In the second of our two-part event series, we are bringing together four design leads for a conversation about how we will interact with future smart home products. Topics we will cover include: the way in which at-home products are ...

Sustainability May 10, 2021
The Morality of Materials: Using Plastic in Design

Product design loves plastic––or so it seems after half a century of electing the wondrous material to a ubiquitous presence (and permanence) on Earth. Why is the use of plastic so prevalent in design? It’s a matter of utility: Cheap, ...

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Water Apr 22, 2021
Water Engineering Wonders: Changing The Course of Civilizations

Historically, water has always been both a vital resource and an obstacle; oftentimes, the greatest challenge was finding a secure source. The downfall or success of civilizations throughout history has depended on water resources. Ancient civilizations laid the foundation for the ...

Mitte News May 4, 2021
Introducing: The Mitte Beta Community

We started this journey in 2016 with the mission to empower people to take control of their drinking water and clean up the water industry. We are now fast approaching our launch of Mitte Home––but, before we share it with ...

Mitte News Apr 15, 2021
Working From Anywhere: Redefining How We Approach Work

Corona has been dictating our lives here in Berlin (and everywhere else) for quite some time now. Everyone probably remembers those first weeks and months of the pandemic and how it not only affected our personal lives, but also our ...

Woman drinking flask of water at lake
Water Apr 20, 2021
Effects of Hydration: The Journey of Water Through Your Body

Is there anything more delicious than a drink of water when you’re parched? The water floods into your mouth, tickling your taste buds and moistening the back of your throat. The relief feels instantaneous; you can veritably feel the effects ...