• WIRED | 12/20/2018 | Maryn McKenna
    Antibiotics get into animals in three ways: As treatments for diseases, as prevention for diseases that might occur, and as “growth promoters”—tiny doses, far too small to cure an infection, which...
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  • phys.org | 11/28/2018 | Staff
    Bacteria can become insensitive to antibiotics by picking up resistance genes from the environment. Unfortunately for patients, the stress response induced by antibiotics activates competence in...
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  • ScienceDaily | 11/27/2018 | Staff
    UG Ph.D. student Jelle Slager already described a mechanism by which bacteria can increase their ability to take up DNA from their surroundings, known as competence, four years ago.
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  • phys.org | 11/9/2018 | Staff
    Antibiotic resistance is a global threat that leads to more than 23,000 deaths each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Over-exposure to antibiotics has long...
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