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March 24, 2015Tiny bio-robot is a germ suited-up with graphene quantum dots
Using nanotechnology, researchers create humidity sensor on spore
February 24, 2015To fight disease, disrupt the way bacteria cells communicate
Researcher of the Year Michael Federle: ‘interfere with bacteria’s ability to make people sick’
August 27, 2013Researcher works to fool bacteria
“We’re losing the war with bacteria”
July 18, 2013UIC scientist fights war against bacteria
Researcher one of 10 U.S. scientists to receive Burroughs Wellcome Fund grant
April 16, 2013Key to TB cure could lie underwater
The search for a cure for deadly infectious diseases leads Brian Murphy deep underwater.
April 4, 2013Grant will help train natural product scientists
Five-year, $2M funding from NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
March 7, 2013Key to TB cure could lie underwater
College of Pharmacy researchers collect bacteria around the world in a hunt for new antibiotics.
October 24, 2012Antibiotics That Only Partly Block Protein Machinery Allow Germs To Poison Themselves
Powerful antibiotics that scientists and physicians thought stop the growth of harmful bacteria by completely blocking their ability to make proteins actually allow the germs to continue producing certain proteins — which may help do them in.