Whether Fusobacterium nucleatum causes colon tumors is unknown. But a new study hints that it may be ‘an integral part of the cancer.’

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Immunization can stop resistant infections before they get started, say scientists from industry and academia

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Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes will be widely deployed in two South American cities to combat viral infections

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One researcher thinks the drugs of the future might come from the past: botanical treatments long overlooked by Western medicine

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Biotech firm seeks government approval to market mosquitoes as a pesticide to prevent spread of Zika and dengue viruses

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“Even though you don’t think of gut bacteria being all over you, they kind of are,” said Andrew Moeller, an evolutionary biologist at the University of California, Berkeley and co-author of the paper

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Food outbreaks that cross state borders are being recognized with greater frequency

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Taking on the Superbugs

October 20, 2015

As fears grow of a future in which antibiotics are powerless against rampaging infections in humans, experts are stepping up the call to act on what they say is a large part of the problem: overuse of the drugs on farm animals

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