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Zapping bacteria with sanitizers made of paper


May 1, 2017

Imagine wearing clothes with layers of paper that protect you from dangerous bacteria. A Rutgers University-led team has invented an inexpensive, effective way to kill bacteria and sanitize surfaces with devices made of paper. Full Story

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