The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out of treatment options.
Sending an antibiotic-resistant superbug to a zero-gravity environment like the International Space Station will help NASA better understand how superbugs mutate to become resistant to available antibiotics.
Finnish researchers confirmed that those traveling to exotic locations often bring home drug-resistant bacteria in their intestines. But the people who took antibiotics while exploring those locales came back with the most extensively drug-resistant cargo.
A US woman has died from an infection that was resistant to all 26 available antibiotics, health officials said this week, raising new concerns about the rise of dangerous superbugs.
A college student has developed a defense against antibiotic-resistant bacteria that literally rips them to shreds.
New technique lets researchers visibly trace evolving lineages of bacteria.
An 18-month review into antimicrobial resistance warns that superbugs will kill upwards of 10 million people a year by 2050, a frightening prospect that's being described as "the antibiotic apocalypse"