Bugs vs. superbugs: Insects offer promise in fight against antibiotic resistance

Scientists have isolated a molecule with disease-fighting potential in a microbe living on a type of fungus-farming ant (genus <em>Cyphomyrmex). </em>The microbe kills off other hostile microbes attacking the ants' fungus, a food source.
Scientists have isolated a molecule with disease-fighting potential in a microbe living on a type of fungus-farming ant (genus Cyphomyrmex). The microbe kills off other hostile microbes attacking the ants' fungus, a food source.