Researchers discovered that bacteria can evolve much more efficiently than once thought, which might help develop better ways to treat nasty infections.
A new method to rapidly detect a single virus in urine could be adapted to detect a range of viruses, including Ebola, Zika and HIV.Read more
Researchers at UT Austin successfully culminated years of work when a drug they engineered for the treatment and prevention of inhalational anthrax, sold as Anthim, received approval from the FDA.Read more
More cities than previously assumed could soon grapple with the Zika virus if two species of mosquitos are found to be equally effective carriers of the disease.Read more
Doctors battling antibiotic resistant superbugs are in desparate need of new treatment options. New research suggests that the infecting bacteria might be turned against themselves to weaken their defenses.Read more