Oxf SitP – From butcher’s block to biology lab: using offal to build an ethical model of chronic lung infection by Dr Freya Harrison

People with the genetic condition cystic fibrosis contract chronic lung infections, which are highly resistant to antibiotics. Different species of bacteria come together to form slime-encased multicellular “biofilms” that clog the airways and protect the microbes within from attack by antibiotics, or by the host’s immune system. It can be very hard to predict, from …
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