Scientists find that special molecules in the mucus counteract pathogenic bacteria

Slime is ubiquitous in our bodies, and it is estimated that we have more than 200 square meters of surface covered with this specific and very useful substance in our bodies. New research conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology shows that mucus is very important for preventing infection with pathogenic bacteria. Past […]

Sustainability of cattle bacteria tripled since 2000

The continued increase in the use of antibiotics for livestock has significantly increased resistance to pathogenic bacteria, according to a study conducted in Princeton, ETH Zurich and the Free University of Brussels. Researchers found that, especially in low- and middle-income countries, resistance to pathogenic bacteria in animals to antibiotics almost tripled between 2000 and 2018. […]