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Antibiotics are drugs used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms.
Proteins’ movement and the spread of antibiotic resistance

Proteins’ movement and the spread of antibiotic resistance

Scientists receive $10 million from HHMI for research on using viruses as therapeutic agents

Scientists receive $10 million from HHMI for research on using viruses as therapeutic agents

Spikes protruding from red algae-derived metal-polysaccharide responsible for antimicrobial activities

Spikes protruding from red algae-derived metal-polysaccharide responsible for antimicrobial activities

New spray can prevent infections and kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria

New spray can prevent infections and kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Researchers discover new transporter for recycling of bacterial cell wall

Researchers discover new transporter for recycling of bacterial cell wall

Highly potent antibiotic candidate identified

Highly potent antibiotic candidate identified

Native genome model of a “live” virus replicated

Native genome model of a “live” virus replicated

New method to treat MRSA infections with penicillin-type drugs

New method to treat MRSA infections with penicillin-type drugs

Plankton could hold key for understanding link between ocean pollution and human health

Plankton could hold key for understanding link between ocean pollution and human health

Marine plankton samples can help understand the link between ocean pollution and chronic illnesses

Marine plankton samples can help understand the link between ocean pollution and chronic illnesses

Structure of the complete virion of S. epidermidis–infecting phage revealed

Structure of the complete virion of S. epidermidis–infecting phage revealed

Understanding the step-by-step development of E. coli resistance to drugs

Understanding the step-by-step development of E. coli resistance to drugs

Acute infection disrupts the healthy balance between the good and bad gut microbes

Acute infection disrupts the healthy balance between the good and bad gut microbes

Chemical-biological method to upcycle plastic waste into pharmacologically useful products

Chemical-biological method to upcycle plastic waste into pharmacologically useful products

Combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria with new drug

Combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria with new drug

Gene editing technique makes new kinds of research possible in animal models

Gene editing technique makes new kinds of research possible in animal models

New drug to tackle complex cases of UTI

New drug to tackle complex cases of UTI

An accurate overview of gene activity could provide targeted therapies

An accurate overview of gene activity could provide targeted therapies

Discovery and characterization of a new antifungal compound

Discovery and characterization of a new antifungal compound

Single-cell functional tool screens active ARB in native soils

Single-cell functional tool screens active ARB in native soils