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Unformatted text preview: which cause harm to humans, because the temperature is too high. However, heat may not be the most effective way to sterilize air. Rare, Old Book: Radiation, possibly UV light, may be the best way to sterilize a rare, old book. Heat is impossible to use because the pages will catch on fire. Liquid is impossible because it may not damage the cover of the book, but it would destroy the pages of the book. Disinfectants could also be used; however, most disinfectants come in the form of liquids which would damage the pages. A low temperature could be used to decrease the number of microbes on the book, at least the ones harmful to humans....
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This document was uploaded on 11/02/2011 for the course BIO 117 at Rollins.
- Fall '11