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Superbugs

New weapons against resistant bacteria.
The front page of Technologist magazine issue 3. Main illustration: a smiley on yellow background

With its horrible symptoms and 80 per cent mortality rate, Ebola fever is especially frightening. The cases in Spain and…
Infographic on the spread of superbugs

Widespread and sometimes careless use of antibiotics has led to the proliferation of multi-resistant bacteria. Experts fear a future without…
Microscope image of bacteria

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are on the rise, but the pipeline for new drugs is drying up. Researchers are developing new strategies…