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Alumnus launches nanocoating business to fight bacteria

By | Mar 20, 2012

There are 1,500 bacteria living on each square centimeter of a hand. Every material and surface a hand touches holds the same amount of bacteria, if not more. Michael Holbert ’05 said this fact inspired him to apply antimicrobial properties to several materials. He has become the first person licensed in the U.S. by XTIO2…