Concern over antibiotic resistance seems to be steadily growing, but some folks are optimistic that science will be able to develop new drugs or other kinds of medicines to replace older, increasingly ineffectual, pharmaceuticals that target the microbes in our bodies. Considering that scientists have only recently started to study the human microbiome, it's possible that medicine could find a whole new categories of treatments that are yet undiscovered. Here are just a few links on finding drugs all around us.
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