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@guac · a year ago

CRISPR weapon spread by bacterial sex could destroy deadly superbugs https://www.newscientist.com/article/2258049-crispr-weapon-spread-by-bacterial-sex-could-destroy-deadly-superbugs/

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2258049-crispr-weapon-spread-by-bacterial-sex-could-destroy-deadly-superbugs/

newscientist.com

author

Michael Le Page

summary

Bacteria armed with a CRISPR-based weapon that infects other microbes during the bacterial equivalent of sex could help us kill off dangerous antibiotic-resistant superbugs – if regulators approve their use