Tiny device detects if water is safe to drink

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With many countries struggling for access to clean water, Lishtot’s TestDrop Pro could be the answer with portable detection. The tiny device, which resembles a keyring, helps test water it is drunk. In just a few seconds, a user can know if the device finds contaminants like lead, E. coli, and pesticides. Lishtot technology uses electric fields to determine what high-quality water looks like. Contaminants, including bacteria, organics, heavy metals, pesticides, and toxins create distortions that are intercepted by its sensors. The technology is incredibly sensitive to anything that isn't supposed to be in water, including soap or saliva. At the…

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