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The Humble Potato Could Hold the Key to Beating Hospital Superbugs as Well as Crop Diseases

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The humble potato, which contains a natural antibiotic that destroys harmful bacteria, could hold the key to beating hospital superbugs in the future, according to research from a multinational team of researchers in Europe. The compound, called solanimycin, combats a host of fungi that wreak havoc on crops. In these recent experiments, it killed Candida […]

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