Antibiotics - with Gregory Palmer


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Host Abhishek Mukund is joined by University of Texas professor Gregory Palmer to discuss the the process of developing antibiotics, how antibiotics work within a body, and the consequences of overusing them. Professor Palmer also discusses the possibility of a super-resistant form of bacteria forming from the overuse of antibiotics, and what scientists are currently doing to combat this.

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