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Pollen could be the key to tackling antibiotic resistance

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Pollen could be the key to tackling antibiotic resistance

Pollen might cause misery to millions with hayfever sniffles every spring and summer, but new research has revealed it could hold the key to saving millions of lives. Scientists have found that the natural properties found in pollen shells could help develop new techniques to tackle antibiotic resistance by effectively giving new light-sensitive antibiotics, found in the deep-sea, a protective sunscreen. As increasing reliance on and overuse of antibiotics has led to the rise of superbugs, new bacterial strains that…

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