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September 8th, 2010

Clean Water for the Developing World

Abstract:
A water filter under development at Stanford University removes bacteria from water quickly and without clogging--and could lead to a simple and inexpensive method of cleaning water for the developing world. The device, which uses a piece of cotton treated with nanomaterial inks, kills bacteria with electrical fields but uses just 20 percent of the power required by pressure-driven filters.

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