Thanks to the compounds used to protect precious flowers, antifungal resistance is here—and it could be just as dangerous to humans as antibiotic resistance.
Scientists are beginning to study whether rare heirloom plants, revived for their flavor, might also be suited to enduring a warmer world.
What began as a means of increasing the productivity of livestock farming has grown into one of the burgeoning health crises of our era. Maryn McKenna explains the imminent threat of antibiotic resistance.
Antibacterial compounds are no longer in your hand soap, but they’re in your floors, your walls, and in your body.