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September 6, 2017

 

A Komodo Dragon

Healing With Dragon Blood

A molecule found in Komodo dragon blood can destroy infection-causing bacteria in mice.

September 1, 2017

 

three women with face masks on

What Causes Acne?

Acne is linked to bacteria, but it's not clear exactly how.

January 15, 2016

 

newborn after delivery

Babies and Bacteria

Babies delivered by C-section are not exposed to as much bacteria as those delivered vaginally, and therefore have a weaker microbiome.

October 13, 2015

 

brass bowl

Medieval Brew Kills MRSA

Medieval brew proves effective at killing antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria.

August 20, 2014

 

Arm with IV

Infection-Chomping Viruses

Scientists harness the power of viruses to fight off deadly bacterial infections.

August 11, 2014

 

Stem glass filled with colored mixtures

Drugs in Our Midst

Chances are, you're consuming drugs without even knowing it.

July 3, 2014

 

An ant on a purple flower

Ants And Antibiotics

Humans aren't the only creatures to exploit the anti-fungal properties of some bacteria.

May 15, 2014

 

A brown frog against a white background.

Antibiotic Frogs 

Could amphibians help us defeat superbugs someday? Some researchers think so.

August 9, 2013

 

people spelling poop out in sparklers

Fecal Transplants, C-Diff, And Poop!

Doctors have been having remarkable success with a rather unconventional type of treatment: fecal transplantation.

February 25, 2013

 

person's profile with mouth open eating a cow

The FDA Is Restricting Antibiotic Use In Livestock

The trouble is, when antibiotics are used in small amounts over long periods of time, drug resistant super bugs can develop.

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