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Here’s a virus that CRISPR can’t touch—it could help researchers gain better control of the gene-editing tool

Bacteria and phages are likely locked in an arms race. The former evolve new kinds of scissor enzymes, and the ...
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Viewpoint: New antibiotics won’t save us from drug-resistant bacterial infections

Of course, there is an ongoing search for new safe and effective antibiotics, but agents are very difficult to find ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Superbugs’ are here to stay. That doesn’t mean scientists are powerless to fight back.

Although it sometimes seems hopeless, there are ways to put the brakes on antibiotic resistance ...
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How a genetically modified virus saved this teenager’s life

In October 2017, Graham Hatfull received an urgent email from across the pond. A microbiologist colleague ... was desperately looking ...