SteriPEN Sidewinder: Crank-Powered UV Water Sterilizer

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Using UV Light to Create Clean Water

There a number of ways to sterilize your water when you’re camping, traveling, or just feel like making sure. Boiling generally does the trick, but if you don’t have the time to set up the stove, your options can be limited. Nobody likes the taste of iodine, so this UV-based SteriPEN Sidewinder might be a good option…

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Women in the U.S. Prefer the Pill and Sterilization as Methods of Birth Control

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The pill and sterilization are the leading methods of birth control in the U.S.

A growing percentage of U.S. women are using intrauterine devices, or IUDs, but the pill and female sterilization still lead the contraceptive pack, as they have for nearly a quarter of a century, government researchers reported Wednesday.”We seem to be stuck in a pattern here,” says lead author William Mosher, a statistician with the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

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