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Antimicrobial chemical tied to antibiotic resistance genes in dust

December 27, 2018

Most people have heard about antibiotic-resistant germs. But how about antibiotic-resistant dust? A new Northwestern University study has…
Differences Between High-Level Disinfectants, Autoclave and Chemiclave Sterilization Processes

September 5, 2018

Sterilizing medical equipment is a highly important procedure in hospitals, clinics and other medical facilities. Sterilization is also…
3 Best Practices Medical Manufacturers Use to Keep Devices Sterile

July 18, 2018

Industrial conglomerate Fortive Corporation will purchase Johnson & Johnson’s medical sterilization division for $2.7 billion, Fortive announced this…
Scientists created artificial enzymes that could result in permanently bacteria-free coatings

April 7, 2018

Hospitals must be immaculately clean. Obviously, an absolute cleanliness with no bacteria is unachievable and secondary infections and…
NIH study will assess biomarker as potential indicator of whether lower respiratory tract infections improve with antibacterial treatment

February 20, 2018

A new clinical trial sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the…
Using oxygen to sterilise medical implants could save time and money

May 3, 2016

International researchers led by the University of Bath have demonstrated a cheap, effective and environmentally-friendly way to sterilise…
Sterile Box offers safer surgeries

March 24, 2016

Rice University students and their mentors have created a sterilization station for surgical instruments that can help minimize…
Cavitation bubbles bursting with cleaning power

January 13, 2016

These bubbles may be able to rid fruits and vegetables of E. coli and Salmonella without chemicals. It’s…
Eliminating water-borne bacteria with pages from The Drinkable Book could save lives

August 21, 2015

Human consumption of bacterially contaminated water causes millions of deaths each year throughout the world—primarily among children. While…
‘Superbug’ wet wipe project wins innovation award

June 2, 2015

A partnership which developed clinical wet wipes to tackle hospital ‘superbug’ infections has won a Business Innovation Prize…
Fresh Milk, Off the Grid

May 20, 2015

Even though much of the population in developing countries is involved in agriculture, food security is virtually out…
Narrow-spectrum UV light may reduce surgical infections

October 19, 2013

Despite major efforts to keep operating rooms sterile, surgical wound infections remain a serious and stubborn problem, killing…
Recruiting E. coli to combat hard-to-treat bacterial infections

October 3, 2013

The notorious bacteria E. coli is best known for making people sick, but scientists have reprogrammed the microbe — which…
Solar-powered sterilization technology

July 23, 2013

Rice University nanotechnology researchers have unveiled a solar-powered sterilization system that could be a boon for more than…
Off-grid sterilization with Rice U.’s ‘solar steam’

July 23, 2013

Rice University nanotechnology researchers have unveiled a solar-powered sterilization system that could be a boon for more than…
FDA permits marketing of quicker method for checking effectiveness of medical device steam sterilization

July 15, 2013

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of the Verify Cronos Self Contained Biological Indicator (SCBI),…
Invention could make spent nuclear fuel useful for irradiation purposes

April 5, 2013

A researcher at Oregon State University has invented a way to use spent nuclear fuel to produce the…
Sterilizing with the sun

February 27, 2013

Solar concentrating system could replace fuel-powered or electric devices in remote villages. Using sunlight, researchers and students at MIT…
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