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Image of the Day: Tumor Organoids
Staff | Apr 11, 2018
Miniature versions of bladder cancers could help physicians identify personalized treatment options for patients.
Mutant RAS Proteins Team Up for Oncogenicity
Jim Daley | Apr 1, 2018
Mice with cancer whose KRAS proteins couldn’t link together had much better survival outcomes than those whose oncogenic mutant paired with wild-type KRAS.
New Class of Drugs Kills MRSA in Mice
Jim Daley | Mar 28, 2018
Researchers find two new antibiotics that offer promise in the fight against drug-resistant bacteria.
Many Non-Antibiotic Drugs Affect Gut Bacteria
Catherine Offord | Mar 20, 2018
A new study finds that more than 200 human-targeted, non-antibiotic drugs inhibit the growth of bacterial species that make up part of the human microbiome.
Typhoid Outbreak in Pakistan Linked to Extensively Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Jim Daley | Feb 21, 2018
In January, health officials began an aggressive vaccination campaign to counter the spreading disease.
Image of the Day: Super Spores
Staff | Sep 28, 2017
The deadly fungus
harbors a genetic tweak that propels its mutation rate and allows it to rapidly develop antifungal resistance.
Untreatable Gonorrhea Rising Globally
Diana Kwon | Jul 7, 2017
Fifty countries report strains of the bacteria that are resistant to last-resort antibiotics.
Microbe from Yogurt Impedes Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Aggie Mika | Jun 5, 2017
metabolites hindered the growth of multiple, distantly related bacterial pathogens.
Hitting It Out of the Park
Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 1, 2017
Cancer can be as evasive and slippery as a spitball, but new immunotherapies are starting to connect.
How Cancers Evolve Drug Resistance
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 1, 2017
Researchers unravel the sophisticated ways cancers evade treatments, including immunotherapies, designed to destroy them.