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A Skin Patch against Antibiotic Resistance

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Large Scale Model of Antibiotic Microneedle Patch
Oral antibiotics are absorbed through the intestines, and because not all of the drug [MORE]

Antibiotics with Light Activated Nanoparticles

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

CU Boulder Researcher at Boulder at the BioFrontiers Institute
Drug resistance in several pathogenic species have raised alarms and stimulated a [MORE]

Combination Virus and Human Antibodies to Deal with Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lysibodies
Unlike a killer asteroid heading toward Earth, the toll of antibiotic resistant bacteria can be seen coming—or actually having come [MORE]

How a New Antibiotic Was Discovered

August 11, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Teixobactin Structure
Antibiotic-resistance has been a persistent problem in clinical medicine since sulfonamide resistance was reported in 1939. Still, new soil [MORE]

3-D Printable Protein Cages for Bacterial Zoos

December 10, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Printed Cages
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have used 3-D printing to fabricate protein cages in [MORE]

Biosensor for Antibiotic Resistance

July 16, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

By combining a bacteriophage (i.e. a virus that infects bacteria) and specific antibodies, researchers at Auburn University have developed [MORE]

Antimicrobial Hydrogel

April 9, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

IBM Hydrogel Kills Microbes
Every surface in a hospital—from bed rails to food trays to door knobs, furniture, etc—are [MORE]

Nanoparticles for Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA

May 24, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) accounts for nearly 19,000 deaths annually from hospital-acquired infections. Antibiotics which might otherwise penetrate the [MORE]

Cold Plasma Sterilization

February 1, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cold Plasma Kills Bacteria
Plasmas are ionized gases that can flow at temperatures of the Sun’s surface (hot plasma) or [MORE]

Living Cells with a Synthetic Genome

September 28, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Culturing Cells With Genomes
Creating life in a test-tube moved a little closer to reality, if not actually arriving.  Researches [MORE]