News tagged with antimicrobial resistance

Antibiotic discovery in the abyss

Combining the innovations of synthetic biology with robotic environmental sampling, a team of University of Bristol researchers are travelling to some of the most 'extreme' environments on Earth, including Atlantic depths ...

dateNov 15, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Spider peptides battle superbugs and cancer

As antibiotic resistance rises and fears over superbugs grow, scientists are looking for new treatment options. One area of focus is antimicrobial peptides (AMPs), which could someday be an alternative to currently prescribed ...

dateAug 09, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Encoding smart antibiotics

A method for designing antibiotics based on random binary encoding, developed by a team led by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), could open up new opportunities in drug discovery.

dateAug 02, 2017 in Biochemistry
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