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New Technology Uses Sunlight and Nanoparticles to Purify Water

A researcher at Victoria University in Australia reports that he has developed an inexpensive method for purifying water that uses sunlight and antibacterial nanoparticles that break down organic contaminants.

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A researcher at Victoria University in Australia reports that he has developed an inexpensive method for purifying water that uses sunlight and antibacterial nanoparticles that break down organic contaminants. The technology doesn't actually filter water but relies on nanoparticles that use visible light, meaning it can be used even on cloudy days. The nanoparticles are retained in the purification container and theoretically don't contaminate the water. (Water Online)

 

 

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