Starving Bacteria To Find Antibiotics | October 21, 2013 Issue - Vol. 91 Issue 42 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 91 Issue 42 | p. 6 | News of The Week
Issue Date: October 21, 2013

Starving Bacteria To Find Antibiotics

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Department: Science & Technology | Collection: Life Sciences
News Channels: Biological SCENE
Keywords: antibiotics, antibiotic resistance, bacteria

Bacteria are clever at side-stepping antibiotics. They’re so good at developing resistance to medicines that some infections can no longer be treated effectively, making the search for new antibiotics a top priority.

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