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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

Attention the problem deserves: European Antibiotic Awareness Week

November 13, 2015

  Winter’s coming. Cue the sore throats, sniffles and dry coughs, but this doesn’t mean antibiotics have to make an appearance too. New figures show that patients are listening to advice telling them to steer clear of GP surgeries where people ask for antibiotics for the common cold and other … Continue reading

Posted : 2015 , News

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