Understanding this mechanism could help better target antibiotics, and even weaken the virulence of certain bacteria.
As drug-resistant infections become a more serious threat, nanotechnology may present an answer.
Our research isn’t keeping up with bacteria’s evolution.
Bacteria treated with antibiotics in space change shape to survive, becoming both smaller and thicker.
The CDC ranks it alongside anthrax and botulism, and now, we have a way to stop it.
“While the ‘complete the course’ message is one we all know, we have found that it is time for this message to change.”
If the companies working on the tech have successful clinical trials, engineered viruses could provide humans with a powerful weapon in the fight against superbugs.
Being able to locate exactly where the resistance begins is the first step in truly tackling it.
These arsenic-laced waters may be our best weapon in the fight against antibiotic resistance.
This "gene editing pill" could one day replace antibiotics.
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