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A Columbia scientist's 'new and powerful weapon' against the coronavirus destroys particles using UV light without harming people

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Evidence suggests that ultraviolet light can destroy the coronavirus, making it a promising disinfectant.
But the kind of UV light that destroys viruses is also dangerous to humans.
Columbia scientists recently discovered a way to harness the pathogen-killing power of UV light without damaging our eyes or skin.
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The World Health Organization acknowledged for the first time on Thursday that COVID-19 may spread through the air.
The group's shift was prompted a growing body of research suggesting that coronavirus-laden aerosols - tiny...
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