Cancer killed by harmless bacteria


Article read: While there’s no denying that the world would be a much happier place if a cure for cancer grew on trees, there may be hope in an even more mundane and plentiful resource: soil. According to researchers at the University of Nottingham and the University of Maastricht, a harmless, soil-dwelling bacterium called Clostridium sporogenes may serve a higher purpose by targeting tumors and delivering drugs designed to destroy them.

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