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Researchers work on rebooting antibiotics

With the recent finding in Pennsylvania of a hospital patient with an E.coli infection that resists colistin, an antibiotic used as the last line of defense against multi-drug resistant bacteria, the scientific and medical ...

dateJun 08, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Trojan horses for hospital bugs

Staphylococcus aureus is a bacterium that is frequently found on the human skin and in the nose where it usually behaves inconspicuously. However, once inside the body, it can have life-threatening consequences such as abscesses, ...

dateMay 16, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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