Gallery: New Nanotech Purifier Filters Water 80,000 Times Faster

 

A new water filter that employs cotton dipped in nano-sized silver wires and copper tubes works 80,000 times faster than filters that simply block bacteria from getting through. The filter, developed by Stanford University researchers for use in developing countries, efficiently conducts a tiny charge of electricity, zapping 98 percent of all bacteria.

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  1. Jason Dibble March 13, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    Aquaplete.com ….. Best filtering system out there!

  2. Libertarian4ever June 25, 2012 at 1:23 pm

    this is fucking amazing how come this isn’t out yet. this could allow millions of people without clean water, clean water.

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