Superbugs in Space

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Earlier this month, SpaceX launched an antibiotic-resistant superbug into space in a bid to assist scientists in their medical research and find a cure for life-threatening diseases.

The antibiotic-resistant bacteria will undergo an accelerated growth on board the International Space Station, with the study of this pathogen’s mutation rate vital for scientists to treat illnesses such as Aids and Parkinson’s disease.

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