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Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.
The complex procedure "went swimmingly," according to a statement from the Australian animal hospital where the operation took place.
In the search for powerful anticancer and antifungal drugs, scientists look somewhere new -- fungus-farming ants.
Get out the tissues. This heartwarming story about Frostie the goat kid taking his first wobbly steps in a tiny rig is bound to make you tear up.
Scientists from Harvard and Tufts create silk screws and plates for use in healing bone fractures. Unlike their steel counterparts, these could dissolve in the body and even be used to deliver antibiotics.
A Los Angeles gas station is home to a new kind of convenient fast food. Grab five varieties of burritos made with ingredients free from hormones or antibiotics at the "world's first burrito kiosk."
An injured kitten picked up by a shelter gets another shot at life, and due to a pirate-themed picture going viral, the feline could become the next big Internet hit.
Researchers in Vienna have developed a technique to quickly distinguish between strains of staph infection bacteria that can cause chronic infections and those that cannot.
Telemedicine -- when patients visit doctors over video chat -- is becoming more popular. But there are challenges for the tech providers in keeping patient information confidential. CNET's Kara Tsuboi profiles one Silicon Valley firm that's working to keep things private.
Working with the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Big Blue has come up with a "hydrogel" that can beat back the bacteria that cause many deadly infections.