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Scientists are dusting off a long-forgotten weapon to cope with modern bacteria

July 27, 2017

In 1915, British scientist Frederick Twort saw something weird happening to the bacteria that had invaded his viral cultures: They were disappearing, a sign they had been destroyed. Two years later, French-Canadian microbiologist Félix d’ Hérelle observed the same phenomenon in his own lab. Both researchers, working independently, concluded that … Continue reading

Posted : 2017 , News

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