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Hydrogel fights drug-resistant bacteria

Hydrogel fights drug-resistant bacteria

Scientists have developed a new kind of antibiotic-free protection for wounds that kills drug-resistant bacteria.

Material protects against biological and chemical threats

Material protects against biological and chemical threats

A versatile composite fabric can deactivate both biological threats and chemical threats.

Rapid screening of drug-resistent bacteria

Rapid screening of drug-resistent bacteria

A research team led by scientists at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has developed a novel cell sensor with a barcode-like micro-channel structure that enables rapid and low-cost screening of drug-resistant bacteria.

Microneedles deliver antibiotics to infected wounds

Microneedles deliver antibiotics to infected wounds

The microneedles pierce the biofilm layer of a wound and deliver the medicine to oxygenate the tissue.

Antibiotic levels measured in breath

Antibiotic levels measured in breath

Researchers have shown in mammals that the concentration of antibiotics in the body can be determined using breath samples.

Smart dental implants resist bacterial growth

Smart dental implants resist bacterial growth

A smart dental implant resists bacterial growth and generates its own electricity through chewing and brushing to power a tissue-rejuvenating light.

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