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BYU nanofiber technology making more effective face masks – KSL.com

New technology from the BYU engineering department can help protect against COVID-19 through the traditional face masks.

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PROVO New technology from the BYU engineering department can help protect against COVID-19 through the traditional face masks.
A team of engineers created a new filter by electrospinning nanofibers. The fibers have an electric charge that attracts COVID-19 particles.
When they placed the filter inside the cloth pieces of a homemade face mask, it made the mask as effective or more than the N95 masks used by healthcare professionals.
BYU Mechanical Engineering senior Katie Varela says N95 face masks…

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