ANTibiotic Protection

March 16, 2017

 

A new study has shown that wood ants are making an antibiotic mixture made from tree resin and poison from their own bodies.

 

This mixture has been found to prevent fungus growth and protect the colony from diseases.

 

Maybe the ants solution can help with our problem with antibiotic resistance.

 

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/03/chemist-ants-brew-antibiotic-cocktail-protect-their-colony

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