How cockroaches could stop the next disease outbreak

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How cockroaches could stop the next disease outbreak

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Humans and bacteria have been in an evolutionary race for millennia. With the emergence of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” and no new medicines in sight, we are facing a losing battle. From looking at odd places like cockroaches, to building bacteriophage banks and polymers that perform differently from antibiotics, it is time to bring unconventional weapons to this war.

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