Scientists Found Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria In Space
NASA scientists found drug-resistant strains of bacteria in the ISS toilets, but say they pose no threat to the astronauts—for now.
Drug-Resistant Bacteria Are More Clever Than We Thought
Bacteria are even better genetic scavengers than microbiologists had given them credit for.
Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in North Korea Is a Bigger Problem Than Previously Thought
A one-size-fits-all treatment strategy in the country has created a health problem that's spiraling out of control.
Tuberculosis Is Rising Again, and Is Puzzling Our Drugs
Aided by poor treatment adherence, a new-old threat looms.
Future Sex: The Rise of Drug Resistant Gonorrhea
This week the _New Yorker_ has published an "in-depth account of the rise of an antibiotic resistant strain on gonorrhea":http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/10/01/121001fa_fact_groopman. How terrified should we be?
We're Screwed: Some Strains of Gonorrhea are Now Totally Drug Resistant
If you're one of the 700,000 estimated who will catch the "'clap'":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gonorrhea this year, your life just got even _more_ shitty. According to new research, a new superstrain of gonorrhea may be resistant to all drug...