Researchers at Yale University were fishing for a new weapon against antibiotic resistance and found one floating in a Connecticut pond, according to a May 26 report in the journal Scientific Reports.
They found a virus called a bacteriophage in Dodge Pond in East Lyme, Conn., that attacks Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a common, multi-drug-resistant bacterial pathogen.
In an evolutionary trick, the virus attaches to the cell membrane where bacteria pump out antib
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