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Monday, April 4, 2011

Fusion of computer and bio tech: IBM invents nanoparticle system that destroys drug-resistant bacteria

IBM Nanoparticle Breakthrough Destroys Drug-Resistant Bacteria

...The system proved successful in destroying methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria in laboratory tests involving infected mice, according to results published in Nature Chemistry. The system has yet to be tested on humans, but IBM said the company is currently in talks with major pharmaceutical firms looking at creating a human trial, but declined to publically say which specific firms are involved in talks....

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