Hello all, I have a few questions regarding purification of water of microbial contaminants by boiling. 1. If water containing microbial contamination is boiled, and the vapor is collected, is the condensed vapor going to be free of microbes? I would think so because if the microbes don't die during boiling, they probably aren't going to be boiled into vapor along with water. But am I missing any pieces? Would microbes somehow find a way to stay onto the water vapor particles? 2. Are there any studies that discuss how microbes in water affect its properties? In other words, what is the ebullioscopic constant of microbes, how microbes affect heat capacity and enthalpy of vaporization of water, etc? I couldn't find anything on this. Thank you.