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Daleks may be the answer to Earth’s little antibiotic-resistance problem

The idea is that UCL will culture the samples and then see if any can be used to produce useful antibiotics.Fighting antibiotic resistance is still a hopelessly deadlocked arms race against evolution.

Drug-resistant bacteria tricked into dropping their shields become vulnerable once again

Drug-resistant bacteria tricked into dropping their shields become vulnerable once again In search of another way to manage the endless slog against antibiotic-resistant bacteria, scientists just figured out how to bait bacteria into developing an Achilles’ heel.Not all drug resistance works the same: It depends on the type of antibiotic the bacteria have evolved to resist.

2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for nanomachines

2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for nanomachines Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Fraser Stoddart, and Bernard Feringa have been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the design and synthesis of molecular machines.Things didn’t go exactly the way he envisioned, but his ideas have been made real with the gallery of nanomachines Sauvage, Stoddart, and Feringa have made.