Jan 21, 2024

Fighting superbugs with medical nanomachines

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, nanotechnology

Instruments smaller than a human hair are being designed to eradicate antibiotic-resistant bacteria and fight cancer.

Dr. Ana Santos becomes emotional when describing what happened several years ago: Her grandfather and an uncle died of urinary tract infections and a good friend succumbed after an accidental cut got infected.

She was shocked. In an age of antibiotics, such misfortunes weren’t supposed to happen.

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