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.
Scientists suspect the farm use of penicillin was to blame.
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.
The littlest things can exact big prices.
A new study proposes optimizing sequences of antibiotics, turning evolution against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
It’s an outlandish idea, but until we take seriously the legitimate fears of a post-antibiotic world, outlandish ideas are all we have.
The good news: Antibiotics didn't create antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The bad news: Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is everywhere.