Upload

Loading icon Loading...

This video is unavailable.

IBM researchers unleash plastic 'ninjas' to fight deadly bacteria

Sign in to YouTube

Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to like IBM Research's video.

Sign in to YouTube

Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to dislike IBM Research's video.

Sign in to YouTube

Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add IBM Research's video to your playlist.

Published on Jul 2, 2012

Having discovered that materials could be manipulated at the atomic level to control their movement, IBM researchers used this knowledge to create staph-killing 'ninja polymers' that leave healthy cells alone. They move quickly to target infected cells in the body, destroy the harmful content inside, and then disappear from the body by biodegrading without damaging side effects or accumulating in the organs.

Loading icon Loading...

Loading icon Loading...

Loading icon Loading...

Loading icon Loading...

Ratings have been disabled for this video.
Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.

Loading icon Loading...

Loading...
Working...
to add this to Watch Later

Add to