How—and Why—Einstein Fights Antibiotic Resistance

Posted by Jeff Meade on Nov 23, 2016 10:30:00 AM

When penicillin first started to enter everyday use in the 1940s, the antibiotic was considered a miracle. What’s not as well-known is this: even as this revolutionary killer of bacteria began curing infections that had previously taken the lives of countless human beings, some bacteria had already evolved that were resistant to it.

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