Silver really COULD be the new weapon against superbugs

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June 20th, 2013

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James Collins, College of Engineering

Silver could be a precious weapon in the fight against antibiotic resistance…

Expert quote:

“The number of antibiotic resistant strains in our hospitals and communities is growing and is growing dramatically and has been for some time. And this development is accompanied by a drop in new antibiotics being developed and approved. We are taking a different approach. Instead of trying to develop a completely new antibiotic, we are trying to enhance the ones we already have.”

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