MRSA
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.
Antibiotics From Scratch
Antibiotics From Scratch
Tanya Lewis | May 18, 2016
Scientists develop a method for synthesizing hundreds of new macrolide antibiotics.
Antibiotic Assistants
Antibiotic Assistants
Ruth Williams | Mar 9, 2016
Scientists discover compounds that restore antibiotic efficacy against drug-resistant superbugs.  
New Antibiotic from Soil Bacteria
New Antibiotic from Soil Bacteria
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 7, 2015
Researchers have isolated a new kind of antibiotic from a previously unknown and uncultured bacterial genus.  
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.
FDA Approves Another New Antibiotic
FDA Approves Another New Antibiotic
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jun 24, 2014
Second new drug to treat methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus approved under US Food and Drug Administration incentive program. 
New Antibiotics to Combat Resistant Bugs
New Antibiotics to Combat Resistant Bugs
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 6, 2014
Two new drugs—one a single-dose antibiotic—have been developed to treat skin infections, including methicillin-reistant Staphylococcus aureus.
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.
Thwarting Persistence
Thwarting Persistence
Abby Olena | Nov 13, 2013
Researchers show that activating an endogenous protease can eliminate bacterial persisters.