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Bacteria use chemical harpoons to hold on tight to their hosts

Breakthrough discovery of bacterial “chemical harpoons” is a major step in understanding infections.

2 June 2015Research

Researchers discover Achilles’ heel in drug-resistance bacteria

A team of scientists from the University of St Andrews and University of East Anglia have made a major breakthrough in the race to solve antibiotic resistance.

19 June 2014Research

£2 million to boost critical St Andrews research

Wellcome Trust award will fund research aimed at developing new therapies to tackle drug resistant bacteria

14 May 2013Research

Breakthrough in fight against superbugs

Scottish research could help combat infectious diseases.

29 August 2008Research

Superbugs cured by bullfrogs?

University of St Andrews researchers identify potential cure for MRSA.

29 April 2007Research

Superbugs cured by bullfrogs?

Scientists have found a possible cure for MRSA from an unlikely source - American bullfrogs.

29 April 2007Research

Discovery boosts fight against infection

A breakthrough by an international research team led by scientists from the University of St Andrews could help fight deadly bacteria responsible for diseases like meningitis, blood disorders and hospital-acquired infections.

3 November 2006Research

Study aims to halt superbug threat

A University of St Andrews scientist has been awarded Wellcome Trust funding to prevent people falling victim to "superbugs" in hospital.

15 May 2002Research