phage therapy
Bacteriophages to the Rescue
Bacteriophages to the Rescue
Emily Monosson | Jul 17, 2017
Phage therapy is but one example of using biological entities to reduce our reliance on antibiotics and other failing chemical solutions.
Book Excerpt from <em>Natural Defense</em>
Book Excerpt from Natural Defense
Emily Monosson | Jul 16, 2017
In Chapter 3, “The Enemy of Our Enemy Is Our Friend: Infecting the Infection,” author Emily Monosson makes the case for bacteriophage therapy in the treatment of infectious disease.
All Together Now
All Together Now
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jan 1, 2016
Understanding the biological roots of cooperation might help resolve some of the biggest scientific challenges we face.
Viral Soldiers
Viral Soldiers
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jan 1, 2016
Phage therapy to combat bacterial infections is garnering attention for the second time in 100 years, but solid clinical support for its widespread use is still lacking.
Targeting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria with CRISPR and Phages
Targeting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria with CRISPR and Phages
Anna Azvolinsky | May 18, 2015
Researchers develop a CRISPR-based, two-phage system that sensitizes resistant bacteria to antibiotics and selectively kills any remaining drug-resistant bugs. 
Bacteriophage Boom?
Bacteriophage Boom?
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 29, 2014
Researchers are putting a fresh crop of phage-based products to agricultural and medical use, on farms and in early-stage clinical trials.