Europeans picked up a customized immune system by having sex with Neanderthals

“Is that a more pronounced inflammatory response or are you just happy to see me?”

Super-strong, drug resistant bacteria evade detection net

Drug resistant bacteria (immune to almost all antibiotics) are dreaded by patients and physicians alike. Finding them in hospitals is bad enough as it is, but failing to detect them is even worse – it can result in a dramatic outbreak. This is why patients with bacterial infections are typically screened using automated lab tests that uncover the pathogen’s identity,