So I found this paper on microwave sterilization, I chose to put it here because I am about to 'live' in mad scientists and will be testing all sorts of edgy methods. The paper is a reference and it was one of the more user friendly/easy reads that I found. Drink a cup of coffee to stay awake while reading. Page three is where it gets interesting.
The Effects of Microwave Radiation on Microbial Cultures Slobodan M. Janković, Milorad Z. Milošev, Milan LJ. Novaković Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia
SUMMARY Microwaves are non-ionizing electromagnetic waves with frequencies between 0.3 and 300 GHz. Both humans and microorganisms living on the human body are exposed to significant doses of microwave radiation in everyday life. Whether and how microwave radiation could influence the viability and growth of microorganisms is the subject of this educational paper.
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