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Magnetized viruses attack harmful bacteria

20:00 EDT 31 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(Rice University) Antibacterial phages combined with magnetic nanoparticle clusters effectively kill infectious bacteria found in water treatment systems. A weak magnetic field draws the clusters into biofilms that protect the bacteria and break them up so the phages can reach them.

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