Posts Tagged drug resistance

July 2014: 3

Protein’s “hands” enable bacteria to establish infection, research finds
Kansas State University, News and Communications —  July 15, 2014

Managing Ecosystems Via Genomics
“New genome editing tool offers strategy to manage insect-borne disease”
Kristen Kusek, Harvard Medical News — July 17, 2014

Study shows epigenetic changes can drive cancer
Dipali Pathak, News Office, Baylor College of Medicine — July 25, 2014

New drug target can break down cancer’s barrier against treatment
Cancer Research UK, press release — July 27, 2014

Scientists Discover New Mechanism of Drug Resistance
“Microorganisms can evade treatment through temporary changes”
Marla Vacek Broadfoot, Office of News and Communication, Duke University — July 27, 2014

 BU Researchers Discover that Klotho is Neuroprotective Against Alzheimer’s Disease Toxic Amyloid
Boston University Medical Center, Health & Medicine, News Releases — July 28, 2014

Materials

Penn Study: Understanding Graphene’s Electrical Properties on an Atomic Level
Evan Lerner, Penn News, University of Pennsylvania — July 15, 2014

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April 2014: 2

Genetic circuits research
The Elowitz Lab, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, 2014

It Takes Two
“Microbial molecule stimulates both arms of the immune system to quell inflammation”
Elizabeth Cooney, Harvard Medical News — April 9, 2014

Milestones in synthetic (micro)biology (pdf)
Editorial, Nature Reviews — May 2014

Antibiotic matters

A potential new target to thwart antibiotic resistance
Wyss Institute —  June 10, 2013

New method could help dodge harmful side effects of antibiotics
Truth Drive News Desk — July 4, 2013

Overcoming Resistance
“In the face of bacterial threats that can evade modern medicines, researchers are trying every trick in the book to develop new, effective antibiotics”
Staff writer, The Scientist — April 1, 2014

Unsolved drugs (abstract for non-subscribers — better source coming soon)
“A simmering controversy surrounds what’s still unknown about how antibiotics kill”
Beth Mole, sciencenews.org — April 18, 2014

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