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Your Kitchen Sponge May Hold Answer To Beating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Study Finds

By John Anderer

NEW YORK — Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is appearing more and more all over the world. This isn’t a trend to be taken lightly; the World Health Organization classifies antibiotic-resistant bacteria as one of the top threats to global health today. Now, a new study finds that the answer to this problem can be found inside that dirty kitchen sponge you forgot to throw out last week.

Students from the New York Institute of Technology have discovered two viruses that combat harmful antibiotic-resistant bacteria, called bacteriophages, living right under their own noses in their kitchen sponges...

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