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.

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superbacteria

Superbugs

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

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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.

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Ada Yonath

Interview with Ada Yonath

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

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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.

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