Shark and hospital surfaces

30 Animals That Made Us Smarter

By BBC World Service

Shark and hospital surfaces

Monday, 1 July

Millions of ridged scales make it difficult for bacteria to attach to the skin of a shark. Can we reduce infections and fight superbugs in a similar way? Have a look at our beautiful animation to see how the shark’s scales or ‘denticles’ work: www.bbcworldservice.com/30animals With Patrick Aryee. #30Animals
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