Entries from Jascha Hoffman tagged with 'medicine'

Bacteria-Eating Viruses

images.jpeg As bacteria have grown increasingly resistant to standard antibiotics, scientists have begun a desperate search for alternatives to the drugs. In one promising approach, they are trying to harness viruses that naturally evolved to prey on harmful bacteria and to use them as weapons for staving off intruders. That may sound like a new idea, but it is a revival of an ancient remedy ...

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