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Brazilian Pepper Tree Packs Power to Knock Out Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

The red berries of the Brazilian Pepper tree – a weedy, invasive species common in Florida – contain an extract with the power to disarm dangerous antibiotic-resistant staph bacteria, scientists at Emory University have discovered. The journal Scientific Reports is publishing the finding, made in the lab of Cassandra Quave, an assistant professor in Emory’s Center for the Study of

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