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2013-11-20 17:37:34

Every day, the human body produces new cells to regenerate tissues and repair those that have suffered injury.

2012-03-28 10:52:40

Combining common antibiotics with additional compounds could make previously resistant bacteria more susceptible to the same antibiotics.

2009-05-06 09:37:48

Inhibiting the "drug efflux pumps" in bacteria, which function as their defence mechanisms against antibiotics, can mask the effect of mutations that have led to resistance in the form of low-affinity drug binding to target molecules in the cell.

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2008-03-31 11:55:00

Green tea can help beat superbugs according to Egyptian scientists speaking today (Monday 31 March 2008) at the Society for General Microbiology’s 162nd meeting being held this week at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.