Technology Spotlight 7/28/09
Medical professionals are desperately seeking ways to limit the growing number of patients who suffer from infections after they are admitted to the hospital.
The CDC reports that 100,000 Americans die every year from these infections. One solution may come from the ocean, and is being perfected in North Central Florida.
Using shark skin as a model, Sharklet Technologies has created a surface material that is resistant to many dangerous bacteria.
Sharklet Technologies CEO Joe Bagan explained how it works during the July 28 edition of Technology Spotlight during TV 20's 5:30 Live newscast.