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Titanium dioxide drafted in COVID fight

Swiss researchers develop membrane with antiviral properties Metal Tech News – August 26, 2020

Series: COVID-19 | Story 20

Researchers in a Swiss laboratory have developed a membrane made of titanium oxide nanowires with antibacterial and antiviral properties.

The membrane, which resembles filter paper, may be used in the fight to curtail the COVID-19 pandemic more effectively than paper masks, which are increasingly becoming made mandatory, according to scientists at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in La...

 

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