Superbug
Imported spices and frozen vegetables tested for 'superbugs'  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A University of Saskatchewan research team has found that some food imported to Saskatoon from certain Asian countries has tested positive for "superbugs"—strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria—but immediate health concerns are likely low. more
This Superbug-Killing 'Phage Therapy' May Have Saved a Teen's Life. Here's How It Works.  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
An experimental treatment with bacteria-fighting viruses may have helped save the life of a British teenager with a critical "superbug"... more
Peering into the past, scientists discover bacteria transformed a viral threat to survive  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers at Indiana University are reporting a previously unknown way that bacteria can develop new genes to evolve and adapt to threats,... more
Genetically Modified Viruses Help Save A Patient With A 'Superbug' Infection  NPR · 2 weeks
Treatment with genetically altered bacteriophages — viruses that attack bacteria — may have halted a patient's near-fatal infection, hinting at new ways to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria. more
Cornell scientists discover new 'jumping' superbug gene  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
While sifting through the bacterial genome of salmonella, Cornell University food scientists discovered mcr-9, a new stealthy, jumping gene so diabolical and robust that it resists one of the world's few last-resort antibiotics. more
New 'jumping' superbug gene discovered, resistant to last-resort antibiotic  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
While sifting through the bacterial genome of salmonella, food scientists discovered mcr-9, a new stealthy, jumping gene so diabolical and robust that it resists one of the world's few last-resort... more
New research uncovers how superbug evades the immune system to cause infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
New research led by the University of Sheffield has discovered how a hospital superbug evades the immune system to cause infection - paving the... more
How 'superbug' E. coli clones take over human gut  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A 'superbug' clone of E. coli has evolved to prevent itself from becoming so dominant that it could potentially wipe out the bacteria from existence, scientists have discovered. more
Scientists discover how 'superbug' E. coli clones take over human gut  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A 'superbug' clone of E. coli has evolved to prevent itself from becoming so dominant that it could potentially wipe out the bacteria from existence, scientists... more
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