Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 9, 2016) Scientists are extracting the venom of scorpions and spiders in the hunt for valuable molecules that could help in the battle against drug-resistant superbugs. Matthew Stock reports.
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AP (May 30, 2013) Russian researchers say they have discovered a perfectly preserved woolly mammoth carcass with liquid blood on a remote Arctic island, fueling hopes of cloning the Ice Age ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Oct. 13, 2013) An increasing number of antibiotics is proving less effective and developing new drugs is not lucrative for the pharmaceuticals industry. Now there's help from a relatively young scientific ... watch video
Newsy (June 5, 2014) Researchers at Duke say serious skin infections could be cured with single-dose antibiotics instead of standard courses lasting seven to 10 days.
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Oct. 24, 2016 Along with many spiders, pseudoscorpions, and flies discovered and catalogued by the cave explorers, a tiny threadlike millipede was found in the unexplored dark marble caves ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 For many people, nanotechnology belongs in the realm of science fiction. Researchers have solved the mystery of the blue sheen on the leaves of some begonias and have found ... read more
Oct. 21, 2016 Researchers have succeeded in creating a green technology that is an environmental-friendly poisonous pesticide to kill apple snails that have been destroying agricultural produce, especially rice ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 In 2015, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded in part for the discovery of artemisinin, a plant-derived compound that's proven to be a lifesaver in treating ... read more
Oct. 13, 2016 Bolstering antimicrobial stewardship programs to ensure appropriate use of antibiotics in smaller community hospitals is necessary to combat the global threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria known ... read more
Apr. 9, 2014 In the fight against 'superbugs,' scientists have discovered a class of agents that can make some of the most notorious strains vulnerable to the same antibiotics that they once handily ... read more
Mar. 4, 2014 As a new CDC report shows potential harmful overuse of antibiotic prescriptions in hospitals, commentary sheds light on why too many may be doled out. Overuse of antibiotics leads to the development ... read more
Apr. 18, 2013 A new study concludes that problems with antibiotic resistance faced by outpatients may be as bad as those in hospitalized patients, and that more studies of outpatients are needed -- both to protect ... read more