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Penicillins Reveal Additional Antibacterial Power

December 19th, 2014

Episode 166 of 602 episodes

Penicillin and its relatives have been in wide use since the 1940s, but researchers have only now discovered another way that it thwarts bacteria. Karen Hopkin reports

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