A bacterial sample at left contains carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, able to grow despite the presence of an antibiotic. Photo: Los Angeles Times/TNSA bacterial sample at left contains carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, able to grow despite the presence of an antibiotic. Photo: Los Angeles Times/TNS
A bacterial sample at left contains carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, able to grow despite the presence of an antibiotic. Photo: Los Angeles Times/TNS

Microbes 1, Humans 0: scientists spy on superbugs to see how they outsmart our antibiotics

  • Team of researchers have been able to shed new light on how bacterial cells are becoming increasingly resistant to our drugs
Topic |   Science
A bacterial sample at left contains carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, able to grow despite the presence of an antibiotic. Photo: Los Angeles Times/TNSA bacterial sample at left contains carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, able to grow despite the presence of an antibiotic. Photo: Los Angeles Times/TNS
A bacterial sample at left contains carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, able to grow despite the presence of an antibiotic. Photo: Los Angeles Times/TNS
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