Kendall Stanley — Bugs gone amuck, drugs go AWOL

Petoskey News-Review - Imagine you’ve been in an accident and whisked off to the hospital where surgery commences to fix your broken bones and other injuries.

"We're at the end of the current era of antibiotics, and it's getting really scary," said Kendra Rumbaugh, a microbiologist at Texas Tech University who specializes in wound infections. "We've gotten all of the low-hanging fruit, and we're going to have to work a lot harder. We have to go to the ends of the earth – the ocean, the ice shelf, the rain forest – anywhere we possibly can to find new natural products."

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