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Fighting superbugs with antimicrobial hydrogel

By Damir Beciri
One Comment28 January 2013

polymer-solution-is-ninety-percent-waterResearchers from IBM and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), Singapore, revealed an antimicrobial hydrogel that can break through diseased biofilms and deal with drug-resistant bacteria upon contact. The synthetic hydrogel is the biodegradable, biocompatible and non-toxic, and its ability to form spontaneously when heated to body temperature makes it ideal for combat against… »