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2012-12-18 11:37:27

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers have launched groundbreaking research into the spread of potentially deadly drug-resistant malaria in the developing Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, also known as Burma.

Bacteria More Resistant To Antibiotics
2012-11-13 20:48:36

New research is showing that a certain type of bacteria is becoming more resistant to antibiotic treatments.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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