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A new treatment that can kill the bacteria responsible for tooth decay without harming the mouth’s beneficial bacteria has moved one step closer to reality.

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It’s a dog eat dog world, and bacteria have been living in it for a long time. It’s of no surprise that bacteria have a sophisticated arsenal to compete with each other for valuable resources in the environment.

A new journal publication co-authored by Dr.

Safe drinking water is often taken for granted. Turn on the kitchen tap in any home in Seattle and out comes water meant to quench our thirst, rinse our fruits and vegetables, and clean our dishes. We don’t think twice about these activities.

UW Medical Center has joined a list of U.S. early-adopter hospitals committing to serve only antibiotic-free pork and poultry.

A group of University of Washington scientists is seeking broad, versatile countermeasures effective against several different kinds of viruses and other pathogens.

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