Food Technology Staff


With antibiotic resistance on the rise, scientists are trying to find solutions that control bacterial infections without making the problem worse. One source may lie with so-called “living antibiotics,” bacteria that feed on other disease-causing bacteria to acquire the necessary nutrients for growth and replication.

Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus is a type of predatory bacteria that is harmless to humans but effectively kills Gram negative bacteria such as E. coli. Researchers at the O…

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