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Better antibacterial surfaces, courtesy of … maggots? | April 7, 2016

 

A rat-tailed maggot, which is able to stay surprisingly bacteria-free

 
 

Although maggots are closely associated with filth, they’re actually remarkably resistant to infection from all the bacteria that surround them. A scientist from University College London now believes that he knows why this is the case, and he thinks that it could have applications in human technologies.

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