Pathogens

Ionic 'magic bullet' could aid wound care

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A unique class of materials called ionic liquids could be a "magic bullet" for treating wounds such as pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers and more, according to researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

New antimicrobial technology renders textiles, surfaces germ-free

A University of Georgia researcher says he has invented an antimicrobial technology that can make any material, either natural or synthetic, permanently germ-free.