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UNC students create device that uses light to sanitize items amid COVID-19 pandemic

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Colleen Quigley at reports from Chapel Hill, N.C.,, it wasn’t uncommon to see store shelves picked clean of sanitizing wipes. Now, a group of UNC-Chapel Hill students hopes to shift the demand from chemical-based cleaners to a reusable sanitization method. “We looked to UVC light which is a proven source of technology to help sanitize your belongings,” said UNC sophomore Mukesh Loganathan. Loganathan and fellow students used the UVC lights to come up with the design for the Ultra Loop.  The device is meant to disinfect belongings from COVID19 and other bacteria.…
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