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August 17, 2015 AT 10:21 am

Bug-killing book pages clean murky drinking water

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Bug-killing book pages clean murky drinking water – BBC News via NYTimes-

A book with pages that can be torn out to filter drinking water proved 99 percent effective in field trials, according to a study presented at the American Chemical Society meeting in Boston.
The pages, which are used like coffee filters, have bacteria-killing nanoparticles of silver or copper.


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