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Microbes don't mutate into dangerous superbugs in space: Study

While the team from Northwestern University in the US found that the bacteria isolated from the ISS did contain different genes than their Earthling counterparts, those genes did not make the bacteria more detrimental to human health.


Scientists create 'suicide bomber' that destroys superbug

The specially designed bacteria can detect and destroy a hospital superbug resistant to antibiotics.

Drinking tea,coffee could make us less susceptible to deadly superbug

Consumption of tea or coffee is associated with lower likelihood of MRSA nasal carriage,says Eric

Sex disease gets new 'superbug' avatar

Scientists have found a 'superbug' strain of gonorrhoea,resistant to all recommended antibiotics.

NDM-1 in Pune: Researchers

The controversial multi-drug-resistant superbug,the origin of which has been a matter of debate with the Centre taking strong exception to it being named after New Delhi


PMO seeks report on superbug

With a recent Lancet report claiming the presence of superbug in Delhi’s water,the Prime Minister’s Office has asked for a detailed report on the issue,sources said.

Superbug: Delhi govt to distribute free chlorine tablets

Dikshit told reporters that no superbug has been found in Delhi water.

Ministry,govt officials meet on superbug,say water in Delhi is safe

The Health Ministry convened its first emergency meeting at the National Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday over the alleged presence of the ‘superbug’ in Delhi’s water supply system.

Superbug: Lancet refused to publish India's rebuttal last year

The International health journal had published its first article on the NDM-I superbug on August 11 last year.