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Scientists develop rapid bacteria killer

Australian copper innovation destroys pathogens in 2 minutes Metal Tech News – January 5, 2021

 

Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:48pm

RMIT University Australia copper antimicrobial virucidal SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus

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Dragonflies possess nanostructured wings that can kill many types of bacteria. This inspired RMIT researchers to create nanostructured copper that can kill bacteria and viruses.

Scientists in Australia have developed a copper material that kills deadly bacteria two minutes after contact and could prove effective in destroying SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

A team from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, working in collaboration with CSIRO, the science research agency of the Australia government, reported in the January 2022 edition of the scientific j...



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