Predatory bacteria can wipe out superbugs, says study
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Prof Liz Sockett tells Inside Science how predatory bacteria kill superbugs

Predatory bacteria - that eat others of their kind - could be a new weapon in the fight against superbugs, say UK researchers.

Experiments showed a dose of Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus acted like a "living antibiotic" to help clear an otherwise lethal infection.

Prof Liz Sockett tells the Inside Science programme how they do it.

  • 25 Nov 2016