Untreatable gonorrhea is now a reality—and a sign of a growing threat to public health. Last month, the World Health Organization reported...

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), in green, with human cell, grey.

Photo Credit: Shrimp farming in Aceh, Indonesia. Photo by Mike Lusmore/Duckrabbit, 2012 via Flickr.com user WorldFish

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Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a sobering report on the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Two main messages are unmistakable: Antibiotic-...

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Here’s the skinny: evolution is happening all the time, all around us. Living things are like one roiling mass of DNA. OK, so ...

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