Sustainability and Disruption
You may have heard about the latest sign of modern-day bourgeois decadence: the brief and ill-fated commercial existence of at a Whole Foods store in the US. The Twitterverse exploded in anger and sarcasm...
Human consumption of bacterially contaminated water causes millions of deaths each year throughout the world--primarily among children. While studying the material properties of paper as a graduate student, Theresa Dankovich, PhD, discovered and developed an inexpensive, simple and easily transportable nanotechnology-based method to purify drinking water. She calls it The Drinkable Book, and each page is impregnated with bacteria-killing metal nanoparticles.
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