Viruses against bacteria

The use of phages in biomedicine can address the problem of multi-resistant bacteria. However, there are some weak points we must overcome before using them in clinical practice.



Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are one of the main causes of death in the world, according to a publication in The Lancet.

Resistencia a antibióticos

Dodging magic bullets

The evolution of antibiotic resistance is probably the most spectacular example of evolution of a biological system innovation that we have had the opportunity to observe in real time.

Ada Yonath

Interview with Ada Yonath

We talk about ribosomes, bacteria, and drugs with the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009.


A diseased ecosystem

Man’s production of antibiotics has led to disease in microbial ecosystems on a planetary scale. The most immediate impact for man is the intractability of infections.