The Antibacterial Benefits of Wasp Venom

The Antibacterial Benefits of Wasp Venom

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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Sources:
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
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vespula_flaviceps.jpg
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-18898-4#rightslink
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Human_tooth_diagram-en.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Morganucodon.jpg