The Antibacterial Benefits of Wasp Venom

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This week, scientists turned to an unlikely source to try to solve the problem of antibiotic resistance, and got a peek at the lifestyle of some of the very first mammals… by studying their teeth.

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Nobels:
https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/2020/press-release/
https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/chemistry/2020/press-release/
https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/medicine/2020/summary/

Wasps:
https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/10/07/2012379117
https://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2020-10/uops-pms100920.php
https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/antibiotic-resistance

Mammals:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-18898-4
https://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2020-10/uob-att100820.php
https://www.britannica.com/science/cementum
https://www.britannica.com/animal/Morganucodon
https://www.britannica.com/animal/reptile/Growth-and-longevity

Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HCV_EM_picture_2.png
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Human_tooth_diagram-en.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Morganucodon.jpg

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