Tag Archives: Antibiotics

Antibiotics – let's clean up our act

Are antibiotic residues is sewage a risk to human health and the environment? Continue reading

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New Broad-Spectrum Peptide Antibiotic Targets Biofilms

A new peptide antibiotic suggests a new strategy in the fight against bacterial infections. Continue reading

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The battle against TB

We need to be critical and questioning about where we acquire information and how we react to it. Continue reading

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Life in the Post-Antibiotic Era

Last week I was struck by this article in The Verge, Dead meat: how to raise livestock in a post-antibiotic era. I was particularly interested in this because only a week earlier I had been teaching our first year students … Continue reading

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MicrobiologyBytes Weekly – timebombs, smarter antibiotic use and bacteriophages you've never even heard of

Welcome to the first edition of the new format MicrobiologyBytes. Continue reading

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Bacteria-eating viruses aid war on superbugs

University of Leicester researchers use phages to fight Clostridium difficile. Continue reading

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It's a bacterium eat bacterium world

A new paper in mBio describes quorum-sensing system that kills other species. Continue reading

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Microbiology Today: Getting the message out

Microbiology Today: Getting the message out
The Society for General Microbiology (SGM) leads the way on antimicrobial resistance.

http://www.sgm.ac.uk/en/publications/microbiology-today/current-issue.cfm
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Antibiotic alternatives in food-producing animals

Alternatives to antibiotics are urgently needed in animal agriculture. Continue reading

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