methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
New Class of Drugs Kills MRSA in Mice
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.  
Nose Bacterium Inhibits <em>S. aureus</em> Growth
Nose Bacterium Inhibits S. aureus Growth
Kerry Grens | Jul 27, 2016
A study on microbe versus microbe battles within the human nose yields a new antibiotic.
Copper Stopper
Copper Stopper
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2016
This research found that coating hospital surfaces with copper helped battle microbes and the infections they spread.
Nanoscale Defenses
Nanoscale Defenses
Edward D. Marks and Steven Smith | May 1, 2016
Coating hospital surfaces, surgical equipment, patient implants, and water-delivery systems with nanoscale patterns and particles could curb the rise of hospital-acquired infections.
Predicting MRSA Toxicity
Predicting MRSA Toxicity
Tracy Vence | Apr 10, 2014
A comparative genomic study shows that researchers can use genetic signatures to predict the toxicity of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates.
Overcoming Resistance
Overcoming Resistance
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2014
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
Just because meat is labeled “antibiotic-free” doesn’t mean it’s antibiotic-resistant superbug-free.