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A new species of superbug is emerging—and it loves when you eat sugar
Bacterial evolution at its worst.
There’s a new fungal superbug, and it’s probably humanity’s fault
Don't panic—but do pay attention.
Scientists are spelunking for cave gunk to fight superbugs
Deep in caverns around the world, bacteria are laboring to make antibiotics we can discover and use for ourselves.
How To Milk A Devil
A new study finds that Tasmanian devil milk can make a potent antibiotic
Superbug Outbreak Has Killed Two at UCLA Medical Center
When antibiotic-resistant bacteria run rampant, what should hospitals do to stop them?
The Age of Antibiotics Is Over
We need new tools to squash superbugs
FDA Aims To Reduce Use Of Antibiotics For Fattening Farm Animals
But critics say the program won’t actually change how much antibiotics pigs, chickens and other animals consume.
Home Test Kit Helps You Find Antibiotics In Leaves
One pair of scientists is trying to crowdsource the development of drugs to defeat antibiotic-resistant infections.
Drug-Resistant Germs Bred In Humans Show Up In Wild Animals
A new study finds a hospital superbug in crows.
2 Million Americans Annually Get Infections That Antibiotics Can’t Cure
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sums up the scene for bacterial infections that should be curable with antibiotics—but aren't.