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Researchers Find Vulnerability in Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Scientists say drug-resistant bacteria surround themselves with a defensive barrier, but researchers at the University of East Anglia in Britain have found a crack in that armor. A team led by Professor Changjiang Dong studied a class of bacteria that is especially resistant to antibiotics. Writing in the journal Nature, he reports the team identified how the bacteria transport the building blocks of the barrier to the outer surface. "We have demonstrated that the bacteria would...

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