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Spray Paints for Self-Decontaminating Latrine Coatings

Yuanbing Mao of the University of Texas-Pan American in the U.S. proposes to develop spray paints consisting of nanomaterials that work together to trap contaminants and destroy them using converted UV light. These spray paints could be used as decontaminating coatings for latrines.

More information about Create the Next Generation of Sanitation Technologies (Round 7)

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