A new realm of narrow-spectrum antibiotics offers new hope, Richard James explains.
That's bad news.
The new law will end the use of antibiotics as a way of plumping up farm animals.
The pending legislation just needs to pass the governor.
There has been a bill to make it illegal since 1999, but congress won't touch it.
Radio Motherboard takes on forever war, a new technique that allows researchers to control brains with sound, and "pizzaghetti."
The government keeps saying changes are being made, but the real motivation seems to be coming from consumer pressure.
Researchers are keen on the idea of sustainable, effective alternatives to antibiotics.
In a proof-of-concept, researchers used CRISPR/Cas to erase genes that make E. Coli resistant to antibiotics.
Use the right antibiotics at the right time can force the bacteria into a pre-resistant state.