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Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs A Growing Global Health Threat
2013-03-11 10:06:06

Britain’s top health official says that “superbugs” should be added to the list of issues that pose a dire threat to the nation. The danger posed by the growing number of bacteria resistant to antibiotics is as dangerous to the country as terrorism.

2013-03-08 00:21:25

A University of Granada researcher has formulated a new hypothesis concerning an enigma that the scientific community has still not been able to solve and which could revolutionize the pharmaceutical industry: Why are bacteria becoming increasingly more resistant to antibiotics?

2012-11-14 14:38:05

A new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control reports of a phenomenon that could help control the spread of hospital-acquired infections: a surface-coating of metalloacids kills off microbial strains, even in multidrug-resistant microorganisms.

'Cyber War' On Cancer Proposed By Experts
2012-09-04 12:14:39

Researchers at Rice, Tel Aviv and Johns Hopkins universities aim to break cancer's codes for social networking

2012-07-13 23:03:42

A new law signed into effect by President Obama this week is expected to assist researchers in developing new antibiotics for the most difficult to treat bacteria infections.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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