Phages are useful viruses that can be used to destroy harmful bacteria. Discovered by European scientists around 100 years ago, their name comes from “Bacteriophage” which means bacteria-eater. Given the current rising need for innovative medical solutions, phages pose a great opportunity for aspiring biotech startups to conduct advanced research in this field and come up with new, potentially life-saving offerings. A recent TED talk by Alexander Belcredi shed more light on the topic and its potential uses in fighting “superbugs” i.e. antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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- Post published:July 10, 2020
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