Scientists have discovered some new antibiotics, along with a method for growing the bacteria that produce them. Tomorrow Today also takes a look at customized pre-fab housing; measuring communication skills and fluid transport, lizard-style.
With drug-resistant strains of bacteria jeopardizing the lives of hundreds of thousands of people and few new treatments on the horizon, scientists are looking to nature for answers.
The list highlights the threat of gram-negative bacteria that have built-in abilities to resist treatment and remain resistant to most antibiotics. The WHO doesn't think authorities are paying enough attention to them.
Burps, farts and dung are never nice when it comes to cows (or humans). In cows, we know they release methane, a greenhouse gas, into the atmosphere. The question is whether antibiotics are a driver.
After quinoa, coconut water and kale, the new superfood craze is baobab, packed with vitamin C, calcium and antioxidants. But as the West falls for Africa's "tree of life," is it being overexploited?
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