Steve Williams
August 1 2016

Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem throughout the world, and scientists are desperately searching for a new crop of antibiotics. Now one group of researchers has found such a prospect, and it was literally under our noses.
Researchers at the University of Tubingen in Germany, who published their findings this month in the journal “Nature,” say our own bodies are capable of housing bacteria that kills malignant “superbugs” that have proved resistant to conventional antibiotics.
One of the most commonly found bacteria in the human body is Staphylococcus aureus. It’s estimated that about 30 percent of the general population will carry the bacteria, leaving them at risk of infections like MRSA.

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