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Calling All Secret Weapons: element14’s Fighting Germs Challenge and A New Way to Fight Superbugs

From COVID-19 to Superbugs, this week’s podcast is all about fighting germs and battling the spread of infectious disease throughout the world. First up, we delve into some groundbreaking research that may have just unlocked a new way to fight drug-resistant superbugs. We take a closer look at why a team of scientists at Biomedicine Discovery Institute at Monash University believes that they have not only found a way to boost our immune responses to superbugs but also fight inflammation due to these pesky pathogens as well. Also this week, Tariq Ahmad joins us to discuss element14’s Fighting Germs Challenge and how one element14 community member’s call to action encouraged a global design contest.

 

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element14 Community Crowns Winners of Fighting Germs Design Challenge

Bacteria’s secret weapon revealed (Scimex)

Mitochondrial dysfunction caused by outer membrane vesicles from Gram-negative bacteria activates intrinsic apoptosis and inflammation

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