Light-Activated Antiseptic Surface Also Works In Dark, University College London Study

Published: Mar 27, 2014

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Light-activated materials that kill pathogens on their surface have been created in the past – but once the light goes out, they lose their potency. That’s one of the reasons we’ve yet to see such active materials coating the surfaces of hospital furniture and equipment. Now a new material has been developed at University College London that features multiple anti-microbial mechanisms that work in both darkness and light.

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