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How Cockroaches’ Brains Can Save Our Lives

Prof Naveed Ahmed Khan, Professor of Biological Sciences

23-Feb-16 15:00

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Very few other creatures are as hated as cockroaches. But Professor Naveed Ahmed Khan found in 2010 that the brain of cockroaches could be a source of much-needed antibiotics against multidrug-resistant bacteria. Professor Naveed, a microbiologist, explained how far this research has progressed as well as the role of cockroaches in the world.


Tags:  cockroachbugsinsectsantibioticsantibiotics resistancemulti drug resistant bacteriamedicineEducationHealthcare, Pharma, BiotechCultureHealth

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