March/April 2018

Cover Story

Resistance Fighters

Decades of antibiotic overuse that have created superbugs that have developed resistance to our drugs with chilling speed. The result is a growing global public health crisis that has researchers looking for new, more effective antibiotics and doctors considering the need to balance a patient's treatment with the health of the entire human community. 

Current Obsession

The Mad Skills of Plants

"My parents tell a story of a hike when I was little, before I could read. They let me run ahead and found me flipping through a field guide to plants, trying to match the flower based on the pictures. It’s pretty good evidence that I’ve always been inclined towards plants and flowers." Read More