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Microbes hitched to insects provide a rich source of new antibiotics


February 1, 2019

In an exhaustive search of microbes from more than 1,400 insects collected from diverse environments across North and South America, a University of Wisconsin-Madison research team found that insect-borne microbes often outperformed soil bacteria in stopping some of the most common and dangerous antibiotic-resistant pathogensFull Story

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