A cockroach a day

8th September 2010, Comments 0 comments

The molecules in cockroaches’ brains and nervous systems may provide clues to how to survive in extremely adverse microbial conditions. Researchers at the University of Nottingham School of Biology led by graduate student Simon Lee have isolated nine molecules that seem promising in fighting bugs like E. coli and the “superbug” MRSA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, ...

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