Superbugs! Antibiotic resistance in bacteria

Updated: Jan 16

by Claudia Stocker & Lisa Dennison

How do superbugs evolve?

This video was created on site at New Scientist Live by Claudia Stocker of and Lisa Dennison of Science Sketches.

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The Longitude Prize is a £10million challenge to find diagnostics and solutions for antibiotic resistance.

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