NASA is Launching Microbes into Space to Better Treat Astronauts

"If we are serious about the exploration of space, we need to know how human vital systems are influenced by microgravity."

November 28, 2017

A Mysterious Bacterium May Be a Critical Part of Cancer

Could we treat some cancers with a simple antibiotic?

November 27, 2017

Researchers Discover Potential Route to Reverse Antibiotic Resistance in Superbugs

To fight superbugs, we need super enzymes.

October 23, 2017

Light-Activated Particles Could Lead to a New Age in Medicine

Like a feint in boxing, the nanoparticles teach antibiotics how to fight dirty.

October 4, 2017

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
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