|Credit: William Jacobs, Albert Einstein College of Medicine|
Just as IBM's Deep Blue beat then-world chess champ Garry Kasparov in 1997, pathogens such as HIV and antibiotic-resistant bacteria have lately been prevailing against the best-laid plans to eradicate them. In response, scientists have been turning to the newest molecular, biochemical, and genetic techniques. This shift was evident at a Nov. 9 symposium at Rockefeller University in New York titled "Infectious Disease and Antibiotic Resistance in the Postgenomic Era." Since its...
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