Mining the antibiotics of the future

In the 60s, more than 10 antibiotics were discovered. In the 70s, this number raised up to 17. It kept surging until hitting its peak in the 80s, when we found 41 antibiotics we didn’t know before. From then, it has been a steady decline. In the last ten years, we have come across only [...]

By |2019-04-22T09:59:41+02:00April 22nd, 2019|R4B Papers|0 Comments

General Assembly in Brno

The months pass by and we continue working hard on our attempt to engineer synthetic lipid rafts. Every six months our international team comes together to share results, discuss about problems and find joint solutions to ensure the progress of the following steps of the project. This time we gathered in Brno, Czech Republic, the [...]

By |2019-04-10T10:51:25+02:00April 10th, 2019|R4B news|0 Comments

March Top10 BactToTheFuture Stories

1. Elena Amato is a designer that has chosen bacteria as her helpers for creating the packaging of her products! As a result, sustainable packaging free of plastic! ♻️🌍  Nowadays, more and more designers are trying to create environmentally friendly products. One example is Elena Amato, a Guatemalan designer that has decided not to use [...]

By |2019-04-01T17:59:23+02:00April 1st, 2019|BactToTheFuture|0 Comments


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