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Experiments Reveal New "Pen" Can Disinfect Water

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May 25, 2000
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University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
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During disasters, civilian or military conflicts and wilderness recreation, disinfecting drinking, cooking and washing-up water can make the difference between getting sick and staying well, but chemical disinfectants such as chlorine and fuels to boil water often are unavailable in the field.

During disasters, civilian or military conflicts and wilderness recreation, disinfecting drinking, cooking and washing-up water can make the difference between getting sick and staying well, but chemical disinfectants such as chlorine and fuels to boil water often are unavailable in the field.


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