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Renewing Hope Against Bacteria

Slavia Epstein | Northeastern University A handful of dirt from a field has yielded what may be the first of a new family of antibiotics. Early tests suggest this one has the potential to be especially powerful, providing a new weapon against the growing threat of drug-resistant superbugs. Scientists at Northeastern University in Boston and a small company called NovoBiotic Pharmaceuticals used a new method to find the compound, which…

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Space science in the classroom reaches new heights

Tonight “NBC Nightly News” profiled a volunteer space program in California that is helping kids from around the world send science projects to the edge of space. If you would like to learn more about JP Aerospace please visit their website. Click here to watch the December 11, 2012 NBC news videos of this story.…

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