The Crisis of Antibiotic Resistance

Bacteria are finally overrunning our last defenses. Can we stop them?

Supercharged Tuberculosis, Made in India

A patient with extensively drug-resistant TB flew from Mumbai to Chicago, and the deadly disease could become an infamous export due to problems in India's public health system


How to Solve the Problem of Antibiotic Resistance

Nobelist Venki Ramakrishnan recommends an array of steps, including international cooperation


Penicillins Reveal Additional Antibacterial Power

Penicillin and its relatives have been in wide use since the 1940s, but researchers have only now discovered another way that it thwarts bacteria. Karen Hopkin reports



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