Rising global temperatures tied to rising antibiotic resistance

A new data analysis suggests that two rising public health threats—climate change and antibiotic resistance—are related. The study, spanning 2000 to 2016, doesn't establish cause and effect. But its findings, in the journal ...

Experimental evolution reveals how bacteria gain drug resistance

A research team at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) in Japan has succeeded in experimentally evolving the common bacteria Escherichia coli under pressure from a large number of individual antibiotics. ...

Antibacterial prodrug by targeting intracellular metabolite

National University of Singapore researchers have developed an approach to selectively target pathogenic bacteria by harnessing an intracellular metabolite known as formate, abundant in these bacteria, as a new antimicrobial ...

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