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mrsa

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Scientists outsmart dangerous bacteria using infrared light

Researchers in Vienna have developed a technique to quickly distinguish between strains of staph infection bacteria that can cause chronic infections and those that cannot.

By July 12, 2013

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IBM says it has tool to kill deadly drug-resistant superbugs

Working with the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Big Blue has come up with a "hydrogel" that can beat back the bacteria that cause many deadly infections.

By January 23, 2013

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Get ready for your infections to glow in the dark

A new gel developed for medical practitioners glows under ultraviolet light when bacterias such as Salmonella and E.Coli are present.

By September 16, 2011

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Nanoparticles may 'kick backside' of fatal bacteria

Joint discovery by IBM Research and Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology could help slow number of deaths from MRSA "superbug." Potential treatment arises from semiconductor research.

By April 3, 2011

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Chemists introduce 'killer' bacteria-fighting paper

Intended for use in food packaging, the paper contains a coating of silver nanoparticles already found in such items as medical ointments and odor-resistant socks.

By January 21, 2011

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Cell phones helping spread hospital superbugs?

Researchers in Turkey have discovered that the cell phones of hospital staff may be responsible for spreading serious infections because they are infested with bacteria.

By March 5, 2009

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Electronic nose sniffs out viruses

By September 23, 2005