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WHO-recommended hand disinfectants inactivate monkeypox viruses

28/11/2022

A research team from the virology departments of Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, and the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany, has investigated whether the virus can be inactivated by two disinfectants recommended by the WHO.
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RossHelen

Inspired by nature: Silencing bacteria

07/11/2022

Cerium dioxide nanoparticles work in biological processes like natural enzymes and change signaling molecules, thereby preventing the formation of biofilms.
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BarcelonaTech (UPC)

Maria Pau Ginebra awarded Advanced Grant by ERC

01/11/2022

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded UPC researcher Maria Pau Ginebra an Advanced Grant to study the mechanisms of biomaterial and bacteria interaction and to develop surfaces that can fight infections and promote bone regeneration.
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Karin Kaiser / MHH

Septic shock: MHH team researches new treatment strategy

22/09/2022

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the Hannover Medical School (MHH) wants to investigate a new treatment strategy for sepsis in a multicentre study.
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ckstockphoto

Plastic film can kill viruses using room lights

19/09/2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have developed a ground-breaking plastic film that can kill viruses that land on its surface with room light.
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INP

Cold physical plasma kills corona viruses

12/09/2022

A Greifswald research team from the Centre of Excellence ZIK plasmatis at the Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology e.V. (INP) was able to demonstrate for the first time in laboratory experiments the inactivation of corona viruses by physical plasma. The new method promises innovative therapies for the corona pandemic and other infectious diseases.
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