Antibiotic resistance occurs when microorganisms that cause diseases become resilient and can generate ways to resist the antibiotics. This makes the antibiotics lose the ability to fight bacteria and other foreign invad... More »

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Electrical resistance in metals is caused by the temperature of the metal or impurities in the metal. Both increases in temperature and higher levels of impurities impede the flow of electricity through the metal materia... More »

Air resistance is caused by friction between a moving object and the air molecules surrounding it. The energy required to push these molecules out of the way diminishes the object's kinetic energy and correspondingly red... More »

Antibiotics are produced in laboratory conditions by fermenting microorganisms in tanks that hold hundreds of thousands of gallons, according to Infoplease from Pearson Education. Scientists strain the mold out of fermen... More »

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The National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System monitors trends in antimicrobial resistance among food-borne bacteria from animals, retail meats and humans; disseminates information on microbial resistance in a t... More »

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The most adverse effect of antibiotic overuse is antibiotic resistance. This means bacteria become resistant to the effects of antibiotics, resulting in bacterial infections that cannot be cured by the same antibiotic. A... More »

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Papain is most notably used as a digestive aid, for immune system support and as a resistance booster to fungus and redness. It is a digestive enzyme that is extracted from the papaya tree. More »

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