Friday, February 28, 2014

MIT scientists show tree branch to be effective water purifier

A suitable water filter is already growing in most forests.

Sapwood filter (MIT)

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Download the research paper:

Water Filtration Using Plant Xylem

  • Michael S. H. Boutilier equal contributor,
  • Jongho Lee equal contributor,
  • Valerie Chambers,
  • Varsha Venkatesh,
  • Rohit Karnik mail
  • Published: February 26, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089934

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