quote: killed 99% of bacteria
quote: hasn't stopped us in our 5 million year existence from rising.. why would it stop us in the next 200
quote: antibacterial treatments never needed to kill 100% of the bacteri
quote: Interestingly the study also confirmed the idea that natural selection is a game of tradeoffs -- by increasing the level of heat shock proteins, the cell consumed valuable resources. While this allowed it to survive, it came at the cost of reduced growth.
quote: Another huge advantage to plasma therapy is that it is non-specific, meaning it is much harder for bacteria to develop resistance.
quote: I realize this is a work in progress, but if it can't kill 100% of the bacteria effectively and consistently, then its no better than antibiotics.