It's almost unbelievable to think that antibiotics were discovered less than a century ago, and that before then people were severely disabled or killed by what we now regard as easily treatable diseases. Scientists have been warning for years that bacteria is slowly becoming resistant to our wonder cure and that there is no plan B when the last carefully controlled antibiotics no longer work.
Recently there has been a few stories of potential new forms which prevent us going back to the dark ages so I'll be monitoring developments of those here.
ResourcesMore Antibiotic Resistance resources
The holy grail 'poisoned arrow' of antibiotics research by Princeton
Princeton University - 02-Jun-2020
Effective against diseases and immune to resistance while being safe in humansRead more...
Laser texturing technique makes metal surfaces bactericidal
Phys.org - 09-Apr-2020
Only works on metals that have antibacterial properties such as copperRead more...
Nanotech spray can prevent coronavirus from spreading
Nano Magazine - 11-Mar-2020
This is a long lasting disinfectant that lasts upto 5 yearsRead more...