A next-gen cure for killer infections
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Kary Mullis |
• February 2009
(NOTE: This talk was given in 2009, and this field of science has developed quickly since then. Read "Corrections & Updates" below for more details.) Drug-resistant bacteria kills, even in top hospitals. But now tough infections like staph and anthrax may be in for a surprise. Nobel-winning chemist Kary Mullis, who watched a friend die when powerful antibiotics failed, unveils a radical new cure that shows extraordinary promise.