The Antibiotic Hunters

The Antibiotic Hunters

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The majority of antibiotics are derived from microorganisms, primarily bacteria and fungi in soil. We essentially use drugs created from bacteria, to fight bacteria. But we've thoroughly mined the easy sources, so scientists are now collecting crocodile blood and the fur of sloths - all to find rare and exotic bacteria with which to create new antibiotics.