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Cockroaches, Alligators & Other Weird Sources of New Drugs

Cockroaches, Alligators & Other Weird Sources of New Drugs

Antibiotics are one of humankind’s most amazing discoveries. Ever since that fateful day in 1928 when Scottish physician Alexander Fleming noticed a funny mold growing in one of his petri dishes, antibiotics have been kicking bacterial butt. That famous mold, of course, was producing penicillin, the founding antibiotic superstar, which has since extended the average […]

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