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SWASTIIK Technology for Disinfecting Water

CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune has launched a new technique called SWASTIIK to disinfect water by using natural oils. It was launched because, water-borne diseases have increased India’s disease burden. How SWASTIIK is different from existing methods? Disinfection of water is essential to remove pathogenic microorganisms that causes water-borne diseases. But, chemical methods like chlorination ..




E.coli bacteria

Escherichia coli (better known as the E. coli bacteria) is a bacterium which is most commonly found in the gut region of most warm-blooded organisms. How do the E.Coli bacteria spread? The E.Coli bacteria is found to spread by the swallowing of contaminated water or contaminated foodlike undercooked ground beef, unpasteurized milk, juice, cider, or ..