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Giz Explains: How Ultraviolet Light Will Sterilise Super Bugs

Giz Explains: How Ultraviolet Light Will Sterilise Super Bugs

Hospital infection rates are on the rise. These infections kill around 100,000 vulnerable patients and cost the American healthcare industry $US30 billion annually. To combat hyper-infectious agents, like Clostridium difficile (C-diff) or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), doctors are turning to a different method of disinfection to destroy bacteria by tearing…

Germ-Eliminating Knife Block Sanitises Your Stabbiness

Germ-Eliminating Knife Block Sanitises Your Stabbiness

Thanks to the germ eliminating knife block, the next time you stab someone you will have the peace of mind that comes with knowing your blade is 99.99% germ-free (we wouldn’t want an infection to set in now would we?). The block relies on UV-C light to eliminate bacteria—and if…