infections

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.

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.

New antibacterial material prevents infections

New antibacterial material prevents infections

Researchers have developed a novel antibacterial material that can fulfill a wide range of applications as a dressing for wounds, by preventing infection and thus facilitating treatment and healing.

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.

Next step in creating lung organoids

Next step in creating lung organoids

Realistic mini-lungs, grown in lab dishes, feature all cell types that make up the human organ, allowing for “Phase 0” testing of new treatments for respiratory diseases.

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