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The hunt for antibiotics in soil
In January, Northeastern University microbiologist Slava Epstein and his colleagues at NovoBiotics unveiled teixobactin—one of the most promising antibiotics of the last decade. But for Epstein, the key is how they found it, in a soil sample collected from a Maine field. If he’s right, teixobactin may mark a renaissance in antibiotic discovery.
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