Nanoparticles 20,000 Times Smaller Than Human Hair to Kill ‘Superbugs’

Two IIT-Delhi alumni and their colleagues at the University of Colorado, use light to persuade invisible bits of semiconductor material to kill drug-resistant bacteria. The ‘quantum dots’, which is 20,000 times smaller than human hair, destroyed 92% of drug-resistant bacteria in a recent laboratory trial.

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