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antibiotic resistance

Bacteria-Killing Viruses Found in a Pond Knocked Out an Antibiotic-Resistant Infection

Phage therapy isn’t a new idea, but it’s taken a while to gain traction in the US.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.8.18
E-Coli
E-Coli

New Method Evaluates Antibiotics Based on the Tiny Vibrations of Dying Microbes

The NIST-developed technique could greatly speed up the process of diagnosing infections.
Michael Byrne
10.9.17
innovation
innovation

Nanoengineers Made Antibiotic-Carrying Micromotors to Treat Infections

The vehicles react with acid to make microbubbles that propel them around the infection site.
Ankita Rao
8.16.17
DONT TRY THIS AT HOME
DONT TRY THIS AT HOME

People Are Buying Fish Antibiotics Because They Can’t Afford Human Ones

”My fish got bronchitis the first week of a new job.”
Kaleigh Rogers
7.31.17
Not-so-super bugs
Not-so-super bugs

These Are the Most Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs in the World

As these bugs develop resistance to our last line of defense, it puts us in a serious pickle.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.27.17
What Doesn't Kill You
What Doesn't Kill You

Komodo Dragon Blood Could Save Your Life

For once, they're not trying to kill you.
Farnia Fekri
2.26.17
nature
nature

Baby Tasmanian Devils Have Given Us a Potential Treatment for Superbugs

Because devil babies are born so young, their mother’s milk is spiked with powerful antibiotics.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.18.16
Health
Health

Gut Bacteria Could Be Making Kids Fat

We're still learning about the relationship between the microbiome, antibiotics, and obesity in kids.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.20.16
Health
Health

Vegans, You’re Contributing to Antibiotic Resistance, Too

For the first time, the United Nations general assembly is holding a high-level meeting on antibiotic resistance.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.15.16
mega
mega

It's Surprisingly Easy for Mutant Bacteria to Develop Antibiotic Resistance

In just 11 days, bacteria developed resistance to 1000 times the initial amount of antibiotics.
Madison Margolin
9.13.16
Health
Health

Why Antibiotics Cause Diarrhea

A new study shows how antibiotics add nutrients to the gut, feeding pathogens.
Michael Byrne
6.15.16
Health
Health

How Worried Should We Be About the 'Nightmare Bacteria' Making Headlines?

Don't panic...yet.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.31.16