June 30, 2014

A First: Scientists Show That Bacteria Can Evolve a Biological Timer to Survive Antibiotic Treatments

Hebrew University research shows that quantitative approaches from Physics can be used to address fundamental as well as clinically relevant issues in Biology

The ability of microorganisms to overcome antibiotic treatments is one of the top concerns of modern medicine. The effectiveness of many antibiotics has been reduced by bacteria's ability to rapidly evolve and develop strategies to resist antibiotics.