Nuts And Bolts—Building A Safer, Sustainable World

From keeping electronics cool to building new homes and safeguarding health, these three TechOffers highlight the power of novel materials in a variety of industries.

Swiss Tourists Carried Superbugs From India: Study

In a small study of 38 tourists returning from India, Swiss researchers found that three quarters of them brought back a multidrug-resistant superbug.

The Antibiotic Resistance Movement

It's the end of the modern antibiotic era. Is this an Independence Day-type situation, or can we still undo the damage that's been done?

Ridding Bacteria Of Their ‘Anchors’ To Stop Infections

Bacteria grow nanofilaments that help them latch on to our insides; blocking the protein responsible could help in fighting off infections.

Deadly Superbugs Cross Borders

Drug resistant bacteria are on the move, highlighting the need for more effective infection control precautions.

Antimicrobial Hydrogel To Fight Drug-Resistant Biofilms

Researchers have designed a new antimicrobial hydrogel that can break through diseased biofilms and eradicate drug-resistant bacteria upon contact.