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Ancient Brew Masters Tapped Antibiotic Secrets
Science & Tech  (tags: antibiotics, brewers, ancient, discovery, humans, research, scientists, study, tetracycline. Streptomyces )

Nancy
- 1454 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A chemical analysis of the bones of ancient Nubians shows that they were regularly consuming tetracycline, most likely in their beer. The finding is the strongest evidence yet that the art of making antibiotics, which officially dates to the discovery of
Ants Use Multiple Antibiotics as Weed Killers
Science & Tech  (tags: ants, actinomycetes, antibiotics, soil, fungal infectionsenvironment, health, research )

Nancy
- 1460 days ago - sciencedaily.com
ants use the antibiotics to inhibit the growth of unwanted fungi and bacteria in their fungus cultures which they use to feed their larvae and queen. These antibiotics are produced by actinomycete bacteria that live on the ants in a mutual symbiosis.
New Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Found: Should Everybody Panic?
Science & Tech  (tags: superbug, antibiotics, south asia, panic )

Sophie
- 1474 days ago - blogs.discovermagazine.com
The antibiotics-resistant superbug that emerged in South Asia appears to have claimed its first life.
Antibiotics Inhibit Plant Growth
Science & Tech  (tags: photosynthesis, Antibiotics, Plant Growth, Science )

Alisa
- 1659 days ago - news.discovery.com
A common antibiotic slows photosynthesis and stunts the growth of plants in lab experiments.
2 Americans, 1 Israeli Woman Win Nobel Chemistry Prize
Science & Tech  (tags: Nobel Prize, Israel, scientists, women scientists, Cell Biology, antibiotics )

Mimi
- 1785 days ago - washingtonpost.com
STOCKHOLM -- Two Americans and an Israeli scientist won the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for atom-by-atom mapping of the protein-making factories within cells - a feat that has spurred the development of antibiotics
Alligator Blood May Lead to Powerful New Antibiotics
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, health, humans, antibiotics, bacteria, interesting )

Linda
- 2332 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Biochemists in Louisiana found that blood from the American alligator can successfully destroy 23 strains of bacteria, including strains known to be resistant to antibiotics.
New Bacteria Resist Antibiotics 50 Times Stronger
Science & Tech  (tags: bacteria, antibiotics, health, science )

Ben
- 2335 days ago - blogmyway.org
Scientists discovered new type of bacteria that were able to resist antibiotics 50 times stronger than the standard antibiotics. Fortunately, these bacteria weren't built for attacking humans. Unfortunately, these bacteria were closely related to some w
Ant Guts Could Pave the Way for Better Antibiotics
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, health, humans, research, science, study, technology, antibiotics, bacteria, cell, genes, genome, inhibitors, protein, entomology, medicine )

J.
- 2344 days ago - princeton.edu
This work could allow researchers to create new antibiotics against gram-negative bacteria,like E. coli and salmonella,that would destroy these bacteria by disabling the mechanism that produces their protective coating.
Antibiotics Sought for Resistant Bacteria
Science & Tech  (tags: antibiotics, drug resistance, bacteria, chemical modification, research )

Eduardo
- 2451 days ago - upi.com
British scientists are pioneering new ways of tweaking the molecular structure of antibiotics to allow them to successfully fight resistant bacteria. They have now developed methodologies for altering the structure of the antibiotics,.
   

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