Dozens of potential new antibiotics discovered with free online app | Illinois

A new web tool speeds the discovery of drugs to kill Gram-negative bacteria, which are responsible for the vast majority of antibiotic-resistant infections and deaths. The team that developed the tool also used it to convert a drug effective only against Gram-positive bacteria into one that also kills several Gram-negative infections.

Source: Dozens of potential new antibiotics discovered with free online app | Illinois

During epidemics, access to GPS data from smartphones can be crucial – EPFL

A new EPFL and MIT study into the interplay between mobility and the 2013 and 2014 dengue outbreaks in Singapore has uncovered a legal void around access to mobile phone data – information that can prove vital in preventing the spread of infectious diseases.

Source: During epidemics, access to GPS data from smartphones can be crucial – EPFL