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ELI5 Explain Like I'm 5: Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast

May 19, 2023

How are they and other surfaces you see around in public places considered antimicrobial without cleaning them? What does it even mean to be antimicrobial? How exactly does silver and copper kill bacteria? What did ancient civilizations do with copper?

... we explain like I'm five

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