A possible alternative to antibiotics

Scientists from the University of Bern have developed a novel substance for the treatment of severe bacterial infections without antibiotics, which would prevent the development of antibiotic resistance.

Classic microscopy reveals borrelia bacteria

A simple method has been found that tells people who have become seriously ill after a tick bite once and for all whether they have bacteria in their blood.

Stash of stem cells found in a human parasite

(Phys.org)—The parasites that cause schistosomiasis, one of the most common parasitic infections in the world, are notoriously long-lived. Researchers have now found stem cells inside the parasite that can regenerate worn-down ...

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