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This self-healing gel could be the solution to antibiotic-resistant viruses

August 1, 2019 /  Department News
Source: CTV News Morning

This self-healing gel could be the solution to antibiotic-resistant viruses

McMaster researchers create gel that can self-heal

McMaster researchers use friendly viruses to make a gel that can heal itself – and you

August 1, 2019 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster researchers use friendly viruses to make a gel that can heal itself – and you

McMaster researchers have developed a novel new gel made entirely from bacteria-killing viruses.

Canadians Develop Self-Healing & Bacteria-Eating Gel

August 1, 2019 /  Department News
Source: CTV News

Canadians Develop Self-Healing & Bacteria-Eating Gel

Gel substance made from converted viruses could have medical and commercial uses.

McMaster researchers create gel that could heal wounds, purify water and more

July 29, 2019 /  Department News
Source: CBC News

McMaster researchers create gel that could heal wounds, purify water and more

Lead author Zeinab Hosseini-Doust says a regenerative, bacteria-fighting gel has a variety of potential applications in everything from healing wounds to purifying tainted water.

McMaster chemical engineers use friendly viruses to make a gel that can heal itself – and you

July 25, 2019 /  Department News

McMaster chemical engineers use friendly viruses to make a gel that can heal itself – and you

McMaster researchers have developed a novel new gel made entirely from bacteria-killing viruses.

Canadian team invents gel made from viruses that eat bacteria

July 25, 2019 /  Department News
Source: Global News

Canadian team invents gel made from viruses that eat bacteria

“Antibiotics are not specific at all. They kill the good bacteria inside your gut, and the good bacteria are what we need to stay healthy,” Hosseini-Doust said in a telephone interview. “Bacteriophages are not like this. They can be very specific to their host.”

McMaster Engineering announces summer 2019 faculty apppointments

July 23, 2019 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering announces summer 2019 faculty apppointments

We are pleased to announce the following new appointments to the Faculty of Engineering.

Fresh Faces: Drew Higgins

July 16, 2019 /  Department News

Fresh Faces: Drew Higgins

Welcome to Fresh Faces. In this series, we highlight new faculty members who are doing interesting and innovative things in the lab and the classroom.

Ishwar K. Puri, dean of Engineering, appointed as member of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

June 29, 2019 /  Department News

Ishwar K. Puri, dean of Engineering, appointed as member of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada is the largest funder of scientific research in Canada.

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