Shortlisted for the 2017 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize, Ed Yong’s book I Contain Multitudes explores how important the microbiome is to our survival – here’s an extract from the introduction.
Earlier this year, the World Health Organization released a list of the world’s most dangerous bacteria. Nine are classified as being either a high or critically high priority for the development of new antibiotics…
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When one man’s trash is another’s treasure: new study finds discarded plastic bags and bottles can become a floating home for deadly species of bacteria.