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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.
Infographic: Mechanisms of Resistance
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 31, 2017
Cancers appear to be able to evolve resistance to many of the therapies doctors have tried.
WHO Lists Antibiotic Development Priorities
Tracy Vence | Feb 27, 2017
The World Health Organization outlines critical-, high-, and medium-priority antibiotic development initiatives, calling on the public and private sectors to invest in additional R&D.
Nose Bacterium Inhibits
Kerry Grens | Jul 27, 2016
A study on microbe versus microbe battles within the human nose yields a new antibiotic.
Speaking of Microbiology
Tanya Lewis and Tracy Vence | Jun 21, 2016
A selection of notable quotes from the American Society for Microbiology’s annual meeting
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 1, 2015
Stuart Levy has spent a lifetime studying mechanisms of antibiotic resistance and crusading to abolish the use of antibiotics in animal feed.
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 1, 2015
Charles Sawyers, who began his research career just as the genetic details of human oncogenes were emerging, codeveloped Gleevec, the quintessential targeted cancer therapy.