Biologist with experience in ecology, conservation biology, and bioinformatics

Why have bacteria developed antibiotic resistance?

Why have bacteria developed antibiotic resistance?

Antibiotic-resistant microorganisms have already been covered on earlier occasions on Mysterious of Science, yet the issue is still crucial today. Bacteria have evolved and acquired resistance genes to antibiotics as a result of their indiscriminate and inappropriate use. Bacterial species are now resistant to up to 18 different antibiotics. These bacteria also live in places…