Antibiotics

03.31.15
Ancient eye potion proves highly effective against MRSA superbug
03.31.15

Ancient eye potion proves highly effective against MRSA superbug

What do you get when you mix leeks, garlic, wine and bull gall, then ferment it in a copper pot fo...

By A. Tarantola,   03.31.15
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01.08.15
New way to find antibiotics helps fight resistant 'superbugs'
01.08.15

New way to find antibiotics helps fight resistant 'superbugs'

Bacterial infections are hard to fight. It's not just that there are "superbugs" which resist ant...

By J. Fingas,   01.08.15
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06.26.14
$17 million research prize will go towards drug-resistant bacteria studies
06.26.14

$17 million research prize will go towards drug-resistant bacteria studies

Antibiotic resistant bacteria is one of the greatest public health threats of our age, because we'...

By D. Cooper,   06.26.14
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06.20.14
Scientists may have worked out how to defeat antibiotic-resistant superbugs
06.20.14

Scientists may have worked out how to defeat antibiotic-resistant superbugs

It's been known for a while that bacteria are rapidly becoming immune to the current range of anti...

By D. Cooper,   06.20.14
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05.19.14
$17 million technology prize lets you choose which of humanity's problems to solve
05.19.14

$17 million technology prize lets you choose which of humanity's problems to solve

Technology prizes are nothing new, but they tend to be focused on specific issues like space trave...

By J. Fingas,   05.19.14
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