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    Calcium can protect potato plants from bacterial wilt


    Scientists have discovered that calcium plays a significant role in enhancing the resistance of potato plants to bacterial wilt. This disease causes worldwide losses of potatoes costing $19 billion per year. 

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    New dual therapeutic strategy shows promise against multidrug-resistant salmonella


    A new collaborative study discloses the discovery and application of a new therapeutic strategy to target the multidrug-resistant bacterium Salmonella enterica in vivo, with promising results. The results were published in Scientific Reports. Source: CDC/ Antibiotic Resistance Coordination and Strategy Unit Medical illustration of drug-resistant, nontyphoidal Salmonella sp. ...