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Why New Antibiotics Are So Hard to Find

Nautilus presents: A dispatch from the front lines of the war against antibiotic resistance. Date: May 24, 2018 Source: Nautilus - Biology/Health Author: Julian G. West Excerpt: "An estimated 2 million Americans are infected with antibiotic [...]

Assumptions of how antibiotics work may be incorrect

Bacteria with synthetic genetic ‘switches’ show antibiotics work differently than thought Date: September 6, 2017 Source: Harvard Gazette Excerpt: "Bacterial infections are the No. 1 cause of death in hospital patients in the U.S., and [...]