Special Report on Microbiomics: Army of One
Drug Discovery News
Straight out of Hollywood’s summer line-up, aliens arrive on our shores, in our fields and over our cities.
If this was 1950s America, stressed by the ongoing Cold War, the immediate assumption is that these aliens present a threat. By the 2010s, however, people seem to be more open to the possibility that the aliens are transient or might even be benevolent.
ealthcare and medicine are undergoing a similar transition in terms of the microbial invaders that have taken residence in the human body, seeing them less as pathogens and maybe more as symbiotes.