Canadian team invents gel made from viruses that eat bacteria

A team of Ontario researchers say they’ve come up with a way to convert common types of viruses into a gel with potential for a wide variety of medical and environmental uses.The scientists at Hamilton’s McMaster University say the gel is comprised of bacteriophages, or viruses found throughout the human body and surrounding environments that fight bacteria.When formed into a gel, the phages showed the ability to emit light and heal itself when damaged.Story continues belowRelated

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