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  • Researchers develop microbubble scrubber to destroy dangerous biofilms

    Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering Simon Rogers, left, postdoctoral researchers Jun Pong Park and Yongbeom Seo and professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering Hyunjoon Kong led an international team that developed hydrogen peroxide-bubbling microparticles that may help eradicate dangerous biofilms.

    Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering Simon Rogers, left, postdoctoral researchers Jun Pong Park and Yongbeom Seo and professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering Hyunjoon Kong led an international team that developed hydrogen peroxide-bubbling microparticles that may help eradicate dangerous biofilms.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Hyunjoon Kong, call 217-333-1178; hjkong@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Diatom microbubbler for active biofilm removal in confined spaces” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b08643