New hazards require innovative solutions: preparing the next generation of antibiotics

Gonorrhoea, tuberculosis, salmonellosis… Not so long ago, illnesses like these were fatal. Antibiotics allowed us to treat them, but the overuse we have been doing of these drugs has a downside: bacteria have become so used to the antibiotics that they have developed defence mechanisms against them. As a result, some of these diseases have [...]

By |2018-07-17T11:24:00+00:00March 14th, 2018|R4B Biotechnology, R4B Stories|0 Comments

February Top10 BactToTheFuture stories

Despite of being the shortest month of the year, february left us some memorable #Synbio stories! Here is our top 10 selection! 1 Mushrooms join the #SynBio world and produce new antibiotics to fight resistant #microbes! #AntibioticResistance Resistance to antibiotics poses a major threat to public health, and thus scientists worldwide work to speed up [...]

By |2018-03-06T10:45:03+00:00March 6th, 2018|BactToTheFuture|0 Comments

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