#DrinkableBook could save lives by purifying water page by page – an annotated infographic

Each pull-out page of the “Drinkable Book” contains nanoparticles of silver that can kill waterborne bacteria and purify up to 100 litres of water. In trials, the paper successfully removed more than 99 per cent of bacteria.

The research is being presented at this week’s American Chemical Society’s national meeting.

E&T news covered the Drinkable Book story earlier this week.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

For those with a thirst for knowledge

For those with a thirst for knowledge

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