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Slaying bacteria with their own weapons

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned last fall that the U.S. faces "potentially catastrophic consequences" if it doesn't act quickly to combat the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant infections, ...

dateJun 26, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Responding to the radiation threat

Berkeley Lab researchers are developing a promising treatment for safely decontaminating humans exposed to radioactive actinides from a major radiation exposure event, such as a nuclear reactor accident or ...

dateMar 06, 2012 in Materials Science
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Another iron in the fire

A tiny protein has been identified by University of California researchers as a possible alternate route for tuberculosis to spread in the human body – which could lead to better treatments for one of ...

dateApr 19, 2011 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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Researchers discover new path to antibiotics

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Northeastern University have taken a major step towards being able to grow previously uncultivable bacteria in the lab, the potential key to developing a new generation of highly effective antibiotics.

dateMar 26, 2010 in Biochemistry
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