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An ambitious plan to stop the rise of superbugs

David Pride, University of California San Diego Antibiotic resistance is here to stay, but that doesn’t mean we can’t do anything to stop it. A headline...

Bacteria live on our eyeballs — and understanding their role could...

Tony St. Leger, University of Pittsburgh You may be familiar with the idea that your gut and skin are home to a collection of microbes...

Microbes that live in fishes’ slimy mucus coating could lead chemists...

Sandra Loesgen, Oregon State University One day in the future, you may take a pill to treat an illness – and owe your recovery to...

Three reasons the US is not ready for the next pandemic

Christine Crudo Blackburn, Texas A&M University ; Andrew Natsios, Texas A&M University , and Gerald W. Parker, Texas A&M University One hundred years after...

Bacteria may be powerful weapon against antibiotic resistance

Terence Crofts, Washington University in St Louis When I was a child, my parents gave me a sweet pink syrup to destroy the bacteria causing...

Why you may not need all those days of antibiotics

Brad Spellberg, University of Southern California A recent article in the British Medical Journal set off a bit of a firestorm with its claim that...

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Banning ‘hooligans’ from travel won’t stop disorder at matches

By Geoff Pearson, University of Liverpool As fans from all over the world flock to Brazil to support their country’s pursuit of football’s biggest prize,...