Three Seriously Scary Superbugs 

Antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s most urgent public health problems. In 2019 an estimated 4.95 million people died from illnesses involving antibiotic-resistant bacteria and fungi. (In comparison that year 1.51 million individuals died from malaria and HIV/AIDS.) Resistance…

Saltwater Cures

Biodiversity prospecting, or bioprospecting, is the exploration of natural resources for useful molecules, biochemicals, and/or genetic information. These discoveries are then developed into commercial products such as medicines. Approximately 25% of medicines are derived from naturally occurring compounds. Most of…