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April 4, 2011 /  Nivea

‘Bacterial Dirigibles’ Emerge as Disease Fighters

Scientists have developed bacteria that serve as mobile pharmaceutical factories, both producing disease-fighting substances and delivering the potentially life-saving cargo to diseased areas of the body. They reported on this new candidate for treating diseases ranging from food poisoning to cancer — termed “bacterial dirigibles.”

via ‘Bacterial Dirigibles’ Emerge as Next-Generation Disease Fighters

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