Antibiotic-resistant bacteria that colonize surfaces and medical equipment are causing alarming annual rises in the number of patients becoming infected in hospitals and clinics. A KAUST team is working to reduce these numbers with a smart polymer that changes color and activates natural antimicrobial enzymes when bacterial contamination is detected.

Via:: https://phys.org/news/2017-07-nanoparticles-infections.html

Nanoparticles take a bite out of infections

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