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Toilet on International Space Station gets a bacteria-killing upgrade


Toilet on International Space Station gets a bacteria-killing upgrade Killing bacteria in space is surprisingly hard. Space missions have been plagued by bacterial biofilms that have coated surfaces and corroded equipment. Now, an antimicrobial metal surface that explodes bacteria on contact has been tested on the International Space Station (ISS), and it may be used in future missions to keep astronauts healthy.   More



(Source: New Scientist - Mar 20)

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