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3D printed device to treat middle ear infections

3D printed device to treat middle ear infections

Researchers have designed a miniaturized 3D-printed device to inactivate Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a common bacterium that causes the infection.

Smart wound dressings with healing sensors

Smart wound dressings with healing sensors

Researchers have developed smart wound dressings with built-in nanosensors that glow to alert patients when a wound is not healing properly.

3D printing devices to boost bacterial resistance

3D printing devices to boost bacterial resistance

Researchers have discovered how to tailor-make artificial body parts and other medical devices with built-in functionality that offers better shape and durability, while cutting the risk of bacterial infection at the same time.

MRSA: Microneedle patch delivers antibiotics

MRSA: Microneedle patch delivers antibiotics

Researchers are developing a microneedle patch that delivers antibiotics directly into the affected skin area.

Hydrogel protects against resistant bacteria

Hydrogel protects against resistant bacteria

Researchers have developed a specially designed hydrogel that works against all types of bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant ones.

Synthetic mucins mimic the structure of naturally occurring mucins

Synthetic mucins mimic the structure of naturally occurring mucins

Researchers have created polymers that replicate the structure of mucins, the molecules that give mucus its unique antimicrobial properties.

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