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New material kills E. coli bacteria in 30 seconds | KurzweilAI

New material kills E. coli bacteria in 30 seconds | KurzweilAI

A new material that can kill E. coli bacteria within 30 seconds has been developed by researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR in Singapore.

Triclosan, a common antibacterial ingredient found in many products such as toothpastes, soaps, and detergents to reduce or prevent bacterial infections, has been linked to making bacteria resistant to antibiotics, with adverse health effects. The European Union has restricted the use of triclosan in cosmetics

Source: New material kills E. coli bacteria in 30 seconds | KurzweilAI