Ants Produce Antibiotics that May Protect Plants
Ants Produce Antibiotics that May Protect Plants
The antimicrobial compounds ants excrete to defend themselves from pathogens may protect plants as well.
Ants Produce Antibiotics that May Protect Plants
Ants Produce Antibiotics that May Protect Plants

The antimicrobial compounds ants excrete to defend themselves from pathogens may protect plants as well.

The antimicrobial compounds ants excrete to defend themselves from pathogens may protect plants as well.

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Virus Hunters: Searching for Therapeutic Phages in a Drug Resistant World
Virus Hunters: Searching for Therapeutic Phages in a Drug Resistant World
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 21, 2020
Researchers Jason Gill and Paul Turner will discuss their work on bacteriophage therapy to treat drug resistant bacterial infections.
The Scientist Speaks Podcast – Episode 3
The Scientist Speaks Podcast – Episode 3
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Mar 25, 2020
Tackling Antibiotic Resistance: Viruses to the Rescue
Will Komodo Dragons Yield the Next Blockbuster Antibiotic?
Will Komodo Dragons Yield the Next Blockbuster Antibiotic?
Jef Akst | Apr 30, 2017
The giant lizards have numerous microbicidal compounds in their blood.
Nanotechnology Could Conquer Hospital-Acquired Infections
Nanotechnology Could Conquer Hospital-Acquired Infections
Edward D. Marks and Steven Smith | Apr 30, 2016
Metal ions and materials with nanoscale patterns can kill even antibiotic-resistant pathogens. 
Holding Their Ground
Holding Their Ground
Amanda B. Keener | Jan 31, 2016
To protect the global food supply, scientists want to understand—and enhance—plants’ natural resistance to pathogens.
Plant Immunity
Plant Immunity
Amanda B. Keener | Jan 31, 2016
How plants fight off pathogens
Fat to the Rescue
Fat to the Rescue
Jenny Rood | Jan 5, 2015
Adipocytes under the skin help fight infections by producing an antimicrobial agent.
Shark Skin-Like Surface Fights MRSA
Shark Skin-Like Surface Fights MRSA
Jef Akst | Sep 17, 2014
Surfaces covered in a micropattern mimicking the ridges of shark skin could reduce the spread of drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and other superbugs in hospitals.
Ladybird Bioterrorists
Ladybird Bioterrorists
Ruth Williams | May 16, 2013
The Asian harlequin ladybird carries a biological weapon to wipe out competing species.