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Phages Carry Antibiotic Resistance Genes

By | December 8, 2016

Researchers find evidence of antibiotic resistance genes in the DNA of viruses that infect bacteria.

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From sequencing bacteriophages to synthesizing bacterial genomes to defining a minimal genome

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CRISPR Antidotes Galore

By | June 13, 2016

Anti-CRISPR proteins are prevalent in phage genomes and bacterial mobile genetic elements, researchers show.

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All Together Now

By | January 1, 2016

Understanding the biological roots of cooperation might help resolve some of the biggest scientific challenges we face.

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Viral Soldiers

By | January 1, 2016

Phage therapy to combat bacterial infections is garnering attention for the second time in 100 years, but solid clinical support for its widespread use is still lacking.

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By | September 1, 2013

Meet some of the people featured in the September 2013 issue of The Scientist.

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