Science & Medicine
Episode 307 - Ancient druidic treatments, wasp venom and peptide cages
The arms race against antibiotic resistant bacteria continues. As the world faces down this challenge, we turn to stranger and stranger places for treatment. So how can you turn ancient druidic treatments into modern new antibiotics? How do you make wasp venom actually a useful treatment? Can you trap bacteria inside a cage and just starve them to this? This week we find out about the fight back against bacteria.
Antibiotics from druidic recipes in the Irish countryside.
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