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How Does Activated Charcoal Work?

You may know it as a miracle powder or an ice cream flavor, but activated charcoal can do some pretty cool stuff.

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Sources:

https://www.watertechonline.com/the-basics-of-activated-carbon-adsorption/
https://www.britannica.com/technology/water-supply-system/Chlorination#ref1084834
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3521259
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3710499
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https://www.britannica.com/science/van-der-Waals-forces
http://www.nature.com/ajg/journal/v94/n1/full/ajg199931a.html

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