A new anti-bacterial material that can be used to make smartphone cases could hep to stop the spread of deadly superbugs. British scientists have created 3D-printed parts that kill bacteria which have become resistant to antibiotics, such as the dreaded MRSA.  The material could be used in general parts for hospitals, door handles, children’s toys, dentures and everyday consumer products. It promises to halt outbreaks of serious illnesses in wards and care homes – potentially saving the lives of vulnerable patients. Individual Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria on a Nylon-12 surface. The 3D-printed material was effective on both Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria, which can cause disease in plants, animals and humans, and Staphylococcus aureus, which can cause serious infections, like blood poisoning and toxic shock syndrome ‘Managing the spread of harmful bacteria, infection and the increasing resistance to antibiotics is a global concern,’ said Dr Candice Majewski, a mechanical engineering at the University of Sheffield.  Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a type of bacteria that is resistant to several widely-used antibiotics, which makes it par...