The discovery can help to cure bacterial infections without inducing resistance or causing harm to good bacteria.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
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Machine learning model predicts probability that a particular urinary tract infection can be treated by specific antibiotics.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~7 min
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Shortening carbohydrates in the bacterial cell wall makes them more vulnerable to certain drugs.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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SMART researchers find exposing bacteria to hydrogen sulfide can increase antimicrobial sensitivity in bacteria that do not produce H2S.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~4 min
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Study: Vaccines find more success in development than any other kind of drug, but have been relatively neglected in recent decades.
May 27, 2020 • ~8 min
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Discovery explains why some bacteria have been able to defend against phage therapy, opens new ways to overcome existing challenges.
May 13, 2020 • ~5 min
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Microfluidics enables researchers to create unique environment for developing medicine, paving the way for more potent, high-quality drugs.
March 16, 2020 • ~5 min
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Deborah Hung shares research strategies to combat tuberculosis as part of the Department of Biology's IAP seminar series on microbes in health and disease.
Jan. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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Polymer may pave the way for drugs to which bacteria are significantly less resistant, a breakthrough that could save hundreds of thousands of lives per year.
Dec. 20, 2019 • ~5 min
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By tweaking bacteriophage genomes, MIT team creates a new weapon to combat infection.
Oct. 3, 2019 • ~6 min
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