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Media Experts Advisory – Superbugs are a global health threat, but what can be done

TORONTO, September 20, 2016 – Superbugs are a serious threat to public health, creating bacterial infections that are resistant to most antibiotics, says York University science Professor Dasantila Golemi-Kotra. Not only that, they continue to mutate and outsmart modern drugs. World leaders will discuss ways to combat “antimicrobial resistance” or superbugs when the United Nations’ […]

New genetic test will improve biosecurity of honey bees around the globe

TORONTO, April 22, 2015 — A genetic test that can prevent ‘killer’ bees from spreading around the world has been created in a research effort led by University of Sydney scholars jointly with York University scientists. “Our genetic test is highly accurate and considerably more sophisticated than the old tests that have a high tendency […]