‘Drinkable Book’ Filters Water In Developing Countries

First poop water, now the drinkable book. Water contamination and its consequential illness’ remain a serious issue in developing countries. Technologies aimed at helping people get clean drinking water are always on the minds of activists. When it’s a book made of pages that can filter microbes out of water in Africa and Bangladesh, you’ve got national news.

According to NPR, the orange colored book is made of pages covered with silver and copper nanoparticles, and in field tests, it has filtered contaminated water to a purity of 99.9% in developing countries. Each perforated half page can be ripped out of the book and used as a multi-use filter. However, the book still has a lot of development to get to where it can really make a large impact.

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