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Daylight Turns Plastic Sheet into Germ-Killing Material

Daylight-powered microbe-killing masks and suits may someday help protect health workers from deadly germs like Ebola, according to new research. Scientists have developed membranes that produce a tiny bit of disinfecting hydrogen peroxide when exposed to light. They could find their way into food packaging as well, the researchers say, helping cut down on foodborne diseases. The research is published in the journal Science Advances.  Nearly 500 health workers died during the...

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