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Still Waters

Achilles' heel in antibiotic resistance found

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A breakthrough in the race to solve antibiotic resistance has been made by scientists. New research reveals an Achilles' heel in the defensive barrier that surrounds drug-resistant bacterial cells. The findings pave the way for a new wave of drugs that kill superbugs by bringing down their defensive walls rather than attacking the bacteria itself. It means that in future, bacteria may not develop drug-resistance at all.

http://www.scienceda...40618140014.htm

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Dark_Grey

If they can put this in to practice, it's great news indeed

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Gary Meadows

Then we can solve the super-superbug problem.

Neat.

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