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Microbes hitched to insects provide a rich source of new antibiotics

MADISON, Feb. 4, 2019 – Medicine was transformed in the 20th century by the discovery and development of antibiotics, the vast majority of which came from one source: soil bacteria. But we seem to have tapped out that supply. Resistance by disease-causing pathogens to existing antibiotics is increasing, endangering millions of lives and costing billions […]