Nursing Times: Hospital infection outbreaks ‘could be reduced by copper-coated uniforms’, say scientists

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    Material scientists at The University of Manchester, working in collaboration with universities in China, have created a ‘durable and washable, concrete-like’ composite material made from antibacterial copper nanoparticles. They have also developed a way of binding the composite to wearable materials such as cotton and polyester, which has proved a stumbling block for scientists in the past.

    Period15 Feb 2018

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