drug resistance

SciTech Now Episode 219

In this episode, we explore the usage and benefits of wearable technology; architect Jeffrey Pelletier takes us inside his Lego room and reveals some real world applications of the toy; a global initiative to create marine sanctuaries offers hope for oceans; and new drugs may be able to outsmart germs resistant to antibiotics.

Outsmarting antibiotic resistance

Since their introduction, antibiotics have been considered wonder drugs in the fight against germs. But with their overuse, germs have begun to fight back. Now, a Rutgers University microbiologist is working on a possible solution.