Targeting bacterial biofilm lynchpin prevents, treats recalcitrant biofilm-mediated infections

Chronic and recurrent bacterial diseases are treatment-resistant due to the ability of the pathogens to establish biofilms, which act as fortresses built of extracellular DNA and proteins to protect populations of the bacteria. For more than 11 years, researchers Lauren Bakaletz, Ph.D., and Steve Goodman, Ph.D., have been working to understand and dismantle biofilms. “Biofilms […]

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Fed officials suggest U.S. recovery may be stalling

Federal Reserve officials raised fresh doubts on Wednesday about the durability of the U.S. recovery, while new business surveys highlighted developing risks from the relentless coronavirus pandemic. In separate appearances, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic, Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren and Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin noted what Barkin characterized as “air pockets” facing the […]

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