The skin of certain frogs, including this foothill yellow-legged frog, contain secretions that may lead to new antibiotics to fight infections that shrug off the effects of existing antibiotics. (Photo: Pierre Fidenci, CC)
While kissing a frog might not transform him into a handsome prince, his skin might one day save your life. Scientists in Abu Dhabi have discovered a method for using the natural substances found in frog skins to create a powerful new group of antibiotics with potential to fight against drug-resistant infections.
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