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WATER SAFETY: University of Johannesburg’s new mobile laboratory-on-wheels targets disaster areas

With floods such as those in KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique and Zimbabwe recently, clean water sources can become contaminated with bacteria that can cause diseases. Finding samples of this potentially contaminated water at the source, then driving back to a laboratory can be time-consuming when urgency is required. UJ's Health Science faculty has come up with a solution to make the process a bit more simple: A mobile laboratory....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Tuesday, 14 May