Researchers in China have used proteomic technologies to identify six proteins that may play key roles in making Escherichia coli resistant to streptomycin, a discovery that may shed additional light on antibiotic resistance and offer hints on how to develop new drugs that can avoid these defenses.
 
In recent years, drug-resistant bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, have grabbed headlines with reports of small but fatal community outbreaks.
 

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The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.

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