Aug 24, 2020

Millions of people worldwide die every year from waterborne diseases because of a lack of affordable, practical disinfection technologies

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To address this need, researchers have developed a strong, flexible filter out of a silica aerogel that efficiently kills bacteria, resists getting clogged, and needs just a quick dip in dilute bleach to renew its disinfecting properties.

Read about the loofah-inspired aerogel here:…3d-jDXqNUU

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