Drugs from Bugs: Bioprospecting Insects to Fight Superbugs

Somewhat like looking down the barrel of a gun, antibiotic resistance is a looming threat to modern medicine. The rise of MRSA, super drug-resistant gonorrhea and other “nightmare” bacteria risk rendering our microscopic defenses useless. What to do when your last-last-last resort fails to kill these pathogens? Someday, perhaps sooner than later, we’re going to … Continue reading Drugs from Bugs: Bioprospecting Insects to Fight Superbugs