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Revolutionary Plasma Jet Technology Revolutionizes Microalgae Cultivation

Revolutionary Plasma Jet Technology Revolutionizes Microalgae Cultivation

Flinders University researchers have made a breakthrough in wound care by using an argon atmospheric plasma jet to transform Spirulina maxima, a type of blue-green microalgae, into ultrathin bioactive coatings. These coatings have the ability to fight bacterial infections, speed up wound healing, and reduce inflammation. This innovative approach shows promise for treating chronic wounds, which often have slow healing times. Additionally, this technique could reduce the risk of toxic reactions and antibiotic resistance associated with traditional wound dressings. The research has been published in the nanotechnology journal Small and has potential applications in other natural supplements. The World Health Organization has identified antimicrobial resistance as a major public health threat, and this new technology offers a better solution compared to current commercial products. The researchers are now exploring avenues for commercialization and believe that this technology can make a significant difference in healthcare and patient outcomes.

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