McMaster University

Resistance to antibiotics is ancient: study

Scientists were surprised at how fast bacteria developed resistance to the miracle antibiotic drugs when they were developed less than a century ago. Now scientists at McMaster University have found that resistance has been ...

dateAug 31, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Researchers discover a new antibacterial lead

(PhysOrg.com) -- Antibiotic resistance has been a significant problem for hospitals and health-care facilities for more than a decade. But despite the need for new treatment options, there have been only two ...

dateSep 27, 2009 in Biochemistry
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For galaxies, having neighbors matters

Where galaxies live has an enormous effect on how they form stars, a puzzle that a new Canadian study is helping to solve. "To understand how galaxies evolve, we need to study the link between stars and gas, ...

dateJun 10, 2014 in Astronomy
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Birds with badges

A New Zealand bird that conspicuously displays its status on the top of its head can provide valuable insight into the social conventions of all creatures, including humans, scientists have found.

dateDec 03, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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