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methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
New Class of Drugs Kills MRSA in Mice
Jim Daley | Mar 28, 2018 | 2 min read
Researchers find two new antibiotics that offer promise in the fight against drug-resistant bacteria.  
Nose Bacterium Inhibits S. aureus Growth
Kerry Grens | Jul 27, 2016 | 1 min read
A study on microbe versus microbe battles within the human nose yields a new antibiotic.
Nanoscale Defenses
Edward D. Marks and Steven Smith | May 1, 2016 | 10 min read
Coating hospital surfaces, surgical equipment, patient implants, and water-delivery systems with nanoscale patterns and particles could curb the rise of hospital-acquired infections.
Copper Stopper
The Scientist Staff | Apr 30, 2016 | 1 min read
This research found that coating hospital surfaces with copper helped battle microbes and the infections they spread.
Predicting MRSA Toxicity
Tracy Vence | Apr 10, 2014 | 1 min read
A comparative genomic study shows that researchers can use genetic signatures to predict the toxicity of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates.
Overcoming Resistance
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2014 | 10+ min read
In the face of bacterial threats that can evade modern medicines, researchers are trying every trick in the book to develop new, effective antibiotics.
MRSA Found in Antibiotic-free Meat
Hannah Waters | Feb 2, 2012 | 1 min read
Just because meat is labeled “antibiotic-free” doesn’t mean it’s antibiotic-resistant superbug-free.
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