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Using bacteria to create a water filter that kills bacteria
« on: January 19, 2019, 09:57:49 AM »
Using bacteria to create a water filter that kills bacteria
January 18, 2019 by Beth Miller, Washington University in St. Louis
 

More than one in 10 people in the world lack basic drinking water access, and by 2025, half of the world's population will be living in water-stressed areas, which is why access to clean water is one of the National Academy of Engineering's Grand Challenges. Engineers at Washington University in St. Louis have designed a novel membrane technology that purifies water while preventing biofouling, or buildup of bacteria and other harmful microorganisms that reduce the flow of water.

https://m.phys.org/news/2019-01-bacteria-filter.html
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