The biofilms that cling to sewer walls often contain harmful, antibiotic-resistant bacteria and can withstand standard treatment to disinfect sewers, research finds.
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If left out, raw milk can become home to a huge amount of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria. Researchers also found it doesn't have much probiotic value.
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An expert in disinfectants warns that you should know what's in the cleaning products you buy and make sure you're using them the right way.
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A newly discovered natural antibiotic called teixobactin may be a perfect weapon to fight drug-resistant superbugs like MRSA.
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Compounds inside berries from the Brazilian peppertree can keep MRSA from making the toxins it uses to damage tissues, researchers say.
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A new, blue light-based weapon called photolysis, may be key in the fight against antibiotic-resistant pathogens like MRSA.
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When a type of bacteria has resistance to one antibiotic, that can set it up to become a multidrug-resistant strain, researchers say.
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"We humans have only recently begun to exploit nature's CRISPR-Cas systems, but as it turns out, we are not the first."
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Drug resistance is a major challenge in the fight against cancer. A new discovery could offer a way to overcome the obstacle.
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