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New antibiotic resistance genes found

New antibiotic resistance genes found

Press releases   •   Oct 16, 2017 07:00 BST

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have found several previously unknown genes that make bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics. The genes were found by searching large volumes of bacterial DNA and the results are published in the scientific journal Microbiome.

Metamaterials open up entirely new possibilities in optics

Metamaterials open up entirely new possibilities in optics

Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2016 09:43 GMT

​Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a method that enables them to manipulate light to follow any predetermined path along a surface. The innovation has now been described as one of the world’s 30 most exciting discoveries within optics and photonics during 2016.