The technology's effectiveness as a germ-killer
also extends the product's shelf life by at least one day, which could be significant when shipping a product over long distances.
As resistance has developed to antibiotics and antimicrobials used in hospitals, nano-silver has become increasingly important as a medical germ-killer
of last resort.
was carbolic soap that fairly reddened the cheeks.
"We looked at the exposure of pregnant women and their fetuses to triclosan and triclocarban, two of the most commonly used germ-killers
in soaps and other everyday products," said Benny Pycke, Ph.D., a research scientist at Arizona State University (ASU)."We found triclosan in all of the urine samples from the pregnant women that we screened.
Accidents happen: A small first aid kit with essentials such as painkillers, antacids, hand sanitizers, germ-killers
and bandages will go a long way when you're stuck looking for a pharmacy in a strange place.
Scheele reportedly tasted the chemicals he discovered, and was the first person to stumble upon chlorine, one of the most useful, effective and economical germ-killers