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June 1, 2018
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Promise of New Antibiotics Lies with Shackling Tiny Toxic Tetherballs to Bacteria

AUSTIN, Texas — Biologists at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a method for rapidly screening hundreds of thousands of potential drugs for fighting infections, an innovation that holds promise for combating the growing scourge of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. … Continue reading

November 23, 2016
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Increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria hinders treatment of kidney infections

Researchers recommended development of new medications and new guidelines for treatment The increase in illnesses and deaths linked to medication-resistant bacteria has been well-documented by researchers and received extensive public attention in recent years. Now, UCLA-led research shows how these … Continue reading

April 21, 2015
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Research shows alternating antibiotics could make resistant bacteria beatable

Pioneering new research has unlocked a new technique to help combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, that cause debilitating and often life-threatening human illness. Researchers from the University of Exeter has shown that the use of ‘sequential treatments’ – using … Continue reading

October 26, 2014
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Testing Water for Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are an important concern for disease prevention in the future. UA doctoral candidate Victoria Obergh is testing Tucson-area wastewater systems to find out where these bacteria can be found. In the lab, Victoria Obergh transfers bacterial DNA samples … Continue reading

December 17, 2012
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IBM Reveals Five Innovations That Will Change Our Lives within Five Years

Breakthroughs will mark the era of cognitive systems when computers will, in their own way, see, smell, touch, taste and hear ARMONK, N.Y. – 17 Dec 2012: Today IBM unveiled the seventh annual “IBM 5 in 5” (#ibm5in5) – a … Continue reading

November 27, 2011
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New Study Finds That Even the Cleanest Wastewater Contains ‘Super Bacteria’

*University of Minnesota research suggests that wastewater treated with standard technologies contains far greater quantities* MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL — A new University of Minnesota study reveals that the release of treated municipal wastewater – even wastewater treated by the … Continue reading