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A genetic nano-toolkit for new biomaterials

A genetic nano-toolkit for new biomaterials

Researchers developed a modular system for the genetic reprogramming of bacteria, thereby turning the organisms into cell factories for multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles.

Printable rubber-like material could replace human tissue

Printable rubber-like material could replace human tissue

Researchers have created a material with a unique set of properties, which could act as a replacement for human tissue in medical procedures.

Deep learning yields new antibiotic

Deep learning yields new antibiotic

An AI model identifies a powerful new drug that can kill many species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

‘Smart’ implant coatings to nip infections in the bud

‘Smart’ implant coatings to nip infections in the bud

Physicists from University of Augsburg have developed a "smart" coating that is particularly toxic when bacteria are present in its environment.

Swimming 3D printed donuts deliver therapies inside body

Swimming 3D printed donuts deliver therapies inside body

Researchers have developed a way to 3D print custom microswimmers that can transport drugs and nanotherapeutic agents, as well as potentially manipulate tissue directly inside the body.

Using AI in the fight against river blindness

Using AI in the fight against river blindness

Researchers want to develop a method in which artificial intelligence automatically evaluates tissue samples from patients under the microscope.