Breaking Down the Complex Case of Antibiotic Use in Animal Agriculture
Due to a mix of factors around the issue there is a risk we may be moving toward a non-ideal situation for animals and humans alike.
How Fast Did Bacteria Develop a Resistance to the Earliest Antibiotics?
Scientists suspect the farm use of penicillin was to blame.
Bad Medicine: Consumers Want Meat Without Antibiotics, and Major Brands Are Noticing
Used responsibly, antibiotics are lifesavers that keep horrific infections at bay. But pumping our livestock full of these wonder drugs could lead to devastating results.
Three Ways Bacteria and Viruses Affect Society and the Economy
The littlest things can exact big prices.
Fighting Antibiotic Resistance, One Drug at a Time
A new study proposes optimizing sequences of antibiotics, turning evolution against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
The Entire Indian Subcontinent Needs a Stool Transplant
It’s an outlandish idea, but until we take seriously the legitimate fears of a post-antibiotic world, outlandish ideas are all we have.
Living in a Bacterial World: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Everywhere
The good news: Antibiotics didn't create antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The bad news: Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is everywhere.