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

Human consumption of bacterially contaminated water causes millions of deaths each year throughout the world — primarily among children. A researcher at the 250th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society today will discuss an inexpensive, simple and easily transportable nanotechnology-based method to purify drinking water. She calls it The Drinkable BookTM, and each page is impregnated with bacteria-killing metal nanoparticles. —> Read More