Viruses Are the Antibiotics of the Future
Bacteriophages and the enzymes they produce are being used in Georgia to kill bacteria that is resistant to every known type of antibiotic.
These Are the Most Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs in the World
As these bugs develop resistance to our last line of defense, it puts us in a serious pickle.
Baby Tasmanian Devils Have Given Us a Potential Treatment for Superbugs
Because devil babies are born so young, their mother’s milk is spiked with powerful antibiotics.
Vegans, You’re Contributing to Antibiotic Resistance, Too
For the first time, the United Nations general assembly is holding a high-level meeting on antibiotic resistance.
How Worried Should We Be About the 'Nightmare Bacteria' Making Headlines?
The VICE Morning Bulletin
This morning, Obama visits Hiroshima, the UN has warned that civilians are in 'danger of starvation' in Syria, Trump pledges to cancel the Paris climate agreement, and more.
A Scientist Has a Solution to Antibiotic Resistance—Genetically Modified Maggots
Wound-munching bugs could be the future of medicine
Has This Microbiologist Found the Answer to Antibiotic Resistance?
According to Michael Schmidt, of the Medical University of South Carolina, bacteria-eating viruses could save humanity.
Global Restrictions on Farm Antibiotics Needed to Fight Superbugs, Report Says
A new report calls for a concerted global effort, not just localized changes.
Why New Antibiotics Never Come to Market
We're finding new antibiotics, but we can't develop them into drugs.
California Is Poised to Enact the Strictest Farm Antibiotics Law in the Country
The pending legislation just needs to pass the governor.
Why Is It Still Legal to Use Human Antibiotics on Farm Animals?
There has been a bill to make it illegal since 1999, but congress won't touch it.