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A titanium oxide nanowire-based air channel can trap and devastate microorganisms – Microbioz India

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Filter”paper” made out of nitric oxide nanowires is effective at trapping germs and ruining them with light. This discovery via an EPFL lab could be put to use in personal protective equipment, as well as in ventilation and air conditioning systems.
Included in attempts to curtail the Covid-19 pandemic, newspaper masks are increasingly being made compulsory. These include the environmental impact of disposable masks made from layers of non-woven polypropylene plastic microfibres. Moreover, they…

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