Friday, June 21, 2013

Good vs. Bad: The True Story of the Eye’s Bacteria

“Much as predators attack their prey in the animal world, there are bacteria that consume and kill other bacteria.” That’s a new post on Science Digest. “Scientists are reporting new progress in putting the predator microbes to work -- to attack dangerous bacteria that cause eye infections that lead to blindness and have grown resistant to antibiotics. Daniel Kadouri, PhD, an assistant professor of oral biology the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Dental School, is lead author of the study, which is published in the online journal PLoS ONE.” Read more.

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