Researchers develop a nanoparticle that works against superbugs

04/3/2011 | Wall Street Journal, The

IBM researchers, working with scientists at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology in Singapore, developed a nanoparticle that in lab tests works against antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The researchers said the nanoparticle can zero in on bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus without harming healthy cells. IBM is looking for a partner to develop the drug.

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