How Shark Skin Can Save Us From Superbugs
While helping the Navy figure out a way to keep its ship sides smooth, he noticed that sharks somehow manage to stay barnacle and algae-free. “By staying clean while moving slow, sharks defy a basic principle of the ocean,”
Approximately two million people acquire infections while in the hospital each year, in the US alone, and nearly 100,000 of those people die as a result. We look forward to learning more about this innovative new product from Sharklet Technologies.
Source: Think Like a Tree: How Shark Skin Can Save Us From Superbugs | WIRED