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LCD television waste ‘could help prevent bacterial infections’

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Researchers at the University’s Department of Chemistry have discovered a way of transforming the chemical compound polyvinyl-alcohol (PVA), which is a key element of television sets with liquid crystal display (LCD) technology, into an anti-microbial substance that destroys infections such as Escherichia coli and some strains of Staphylococcus aureus.

Full story: LCD television waste ‘could help prevent bacterial infections’ – Chemistry, The University of York