Month: August 2014

Dandelion pollen

Using honey bees to discover new drugs

Posted on 1st August 2014 by

Dr Les Baillie hasĀ been working with honey bees and the National Botanic Garden of Wales to identify plant derived drugs which could be used to treat antibiotic resistant hospital pathogens. The project draws from a range of scientific disciplines such as microbiology, chemistry, DNA sequencing, data presentation and ecology and represents a story which could
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