A New Drug Uses CRISPR to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

“Antibiotics are weapons of mass destruction: extremely powerful but imprecise.”

October 1, 2017

The Development of New Drugs Isn’t Matching the Pace of Antibiotic Resistance

Our research isn’t keeping up with bacteria’s evolution.

September 20, 2017

Researchers Find a Type of Animal Feed May Contribute to Development of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

The study found that fish meal could be partially responsible for the spread of “superbugs”.

September 1, 2017

Researchers Used Tiny Autonomous Vehicles to Deliver Medicine to the Stomach of Mice

These hair-wide autonomous bots deploy antibiotics from deep inside the body.

August 17, 2017

Researchers Seek New Ways to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Cities

Learning about bacterial “urban sprawl” may help us fight bacteria immune to antibiotics.

August 9, 2017

Study Asserts a Full Course of Antibiotics Might Not Be Necessary — and Could Be Harmful

“While the ‘complete the course’ message is one we all know, we have found that it is time for this message to change.”

July 28, 2017

Researchers Discover the Genetic Root of Antibiotic Resistance

Being able to locate exactly where the resistance begins is the first step in truly tackling it.

June 22, 2017

Medieval Medical Texts Could Be the Key to Discovering New Antibiotics

The Dark Ages is a misnomer — there was still much research being done at this time.

May 21, 2017

A New “CRISPR Pill” Makes Bacteria Destroy Its Own DNA

This "gene editing pill" could one day replace antibiotics.

April 17, 2017

Scientists Found a Way to Use Nature to Kill Superbugs

A favorite breakfast treat can help you battle bacteria.

April 5, 2017
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