Some interesting news has come out that shows a promising new use for an old material. Recent studies have shown copper to have amazing anti-germ properties. In a trial at Selly Oak hospital in Birmingham, it was found that copper plumbing fixtures and toilet seats helped kill off deadly super bugs like MRSA and C difficile.

The Telegraph reports:

Although it is widely believed copper provides relief to many, including those with arthritis who wear copper bangles, there is no scientific evidence that they work.

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