Super Villain Alert! New Tech IDs Drug-Resistant Superbugs.

The human body is made up of around 10 trillion cells. Fascinatingly, we have 10 times more bacterial cells on our bodies which make up the normal microflora. We are also exposed to a vast number of microbes with pathogenic potential that can on occasion break past immune defenses and wreak havoc. When infection strikes, patients usually provide diagnostic labs with a biological sample…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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