It's like a sniper rifle for killer bacteria.
To fight superbugs, we need super enzymes.
The past may be the only way to safeguard the future.
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.
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