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  1. Superbug has a WeaknessThe overuse of antibiotics has created strains of bacteria resistant to medication, making the diseases they cause difficult to treat, or even deadly. But now a research team at the Univ. of Rochester has identified a weakness in at least one superbug that scientists may be able to medically exploit.Biologists Gloria Culver at Rochester and Keith Connolly, now at Harvard Univ., thought one key to stopping the bacteria may lie with proteins, so they studied the mechanism behind the development of bacterial ribosomes — the cell’s protein-manufacturing machine.Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/02/superbug-has-weakness

    Superbug has a Weakness

    The overuse of antibiotics has created strains of bacteria resistant to medication, making the diseases they cause difficult to treat, or even deadly. But now a research team at the Univ. of Rochester has identified a weakness in at least one superbug that scientists may be able to medically exploit.

    Biologists Gloria Culver at Rochester and Keith Connolly, now at Harvard Univ., thought one key to stopping the bacteria may lie with proteins, so they studied the mechanism behind the development of bacterial ribosomes — the cell’s protein-manufacturing machine.

    Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/02/superbug-has-weakness

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      That is GREAT news! I wonder if they can get it to work on Staph too?
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      Fuck a superbug!
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