LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Lots of products out there capitalize on the antibacterial effects of silver. Everything from cleaning cloths and insoles to washing powder and bandages - they all seem to employ the element in some way. Unfortunately, silver can't really perform miracles. But it can be used quite effectively to control bacteria. In entertaining episodes our Chemical Reporter answers questions of our Podcast listeners on Chemistry in our everyday life.
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