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How Cockroaches’ Brains Can Save Our Lives

Prof Naveed Ahmed Khan, Professor of Biological Sciences

23-Feb-16 15:00

How Cockroaches’ Brains Can Save Our Lives

Very few other creatures are as hated as cockroaches. But Professor Naveed Ahmed Khan found in 2010 that the brain of cockroaches could be a source of much-needed antibiotics against multidrug-resistant bacteria. Professor Naveed, a microbiologist, explained how far this research has progressed as well as the role of cockroaches in the world.

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