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Some pathogenic bacteria more resistant to antibiotics in space

To understand why some bacteria develop cell mutations, becoming more resistant to antibiotics in the microgravity environment of space, a study was conducted aboard the ISS to track the physical changes in E. coli after the addition of antibiotics.

Old Anglo-Saxon remedy kills hospital super-bug MRSA

Astonishingly, a remedy called "Bard's eyesalve" found in a 10th century Anglo-Saxon manuscript is creating quite a stir in modern day medical circles. The remedy can actually kill Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Reusable plastic produce containers are dangerous to your health

Those big, reusable plastic containers used to transport fruit and vegetables to the grocery store can continue to harbor pathogenic bacteria that cause food-borne illnesses even after being cleaned and sanitized, according to a new study.
 

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