Healthcare&WellnessNewsTechnologyWT | Member New Hydrogel Material For Wound Treatment Can Kill Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria By Sam Draper - 9. July 2021 Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have developed a new material that kills bacteria and could potentially prevent infections in wounds – a specially designed hydrogel, that works against all types of bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant ones. The active substance in the new bactericidal material consists of antimicrobial peptides, small proteins which are found naturally in our immune system. (Photo credit: Anna-Lena Lundqvist) Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have developed a new material that prevents infections in wounds. The new material, a specially designed hydrogel, works against all types of bacteria, […] To access this page, watch the live streams and videos on-demand, please register free of charge to the WT | Wearable Technologies COMMUNITY.