Eliminating water-borne bacteria with pages from The Drinkable Book could save lives

16 agosto 2015

Human consumption of bacterially contaminated water causes millions of deaths each year throughout the world — primarily among children. An inexpensive, simple and easily transportable nanotechnology-based method to purify drinking water has just been developed. Researchers call it The Drinkable Book, and each page is impregnated with bacteria-killing metal nanoparticles.