Our war against infection and disease is ongoing. New bacterial strains are consistently emerging and our current antibiotics are becoming less and less effective at fighting them.
Governments and researchers worldwide are searching for new methods to help deal with the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria.
Chemical engineers from the University of Washington have proposed a strategy to block bacterial biofilms forming and thus keep the bacteria in their more readily treatable single-cell form.
Continue reading Blocking bacterial biofilms without antibiotics (Day 157)
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