Engineered probiotic developed to treat multiple sclerosis

Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham health care system, have designed a probiotic to suppress autoimmunity in the brain, which occurs when the immune system attacks ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A synthetic vaccine against meningococcus

Leiden chemists recreated the bacterial capsule of meningococcus in the lab. With a few modifications, these capsules can serve as an extra safe and effective vaccine against these notorious bacteria, which can cause, for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

IBM lab designs molecule to kill drug-resistant superbugs

As a scientist at IBM's Almaden Research Laboratory, James Hedrick was well aware of the global problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which can turn a minor scrape into a death sentence.

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