0211-CANCER-cell-med [One-two punch strategy against bacteria and cancer]

0211-CANCER-cell-med

Rice University scientists have proposed using a combination of drugs to fight cancer and drug-resistant bacteria. The drug cocktails would contain a synthetic drug with a “counterclockwise” twist not found in nature as well as clockwise-shaped natural toxins.

About Jade Boyd

Jade Boyd is science editor and associate director of news and media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.