A Single Ion Can (IMAGE) Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Caption A single ion has an influence on millions of water molecules, i.e. 10,000 times more than previously thought. Credit LPB/EPFL Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.