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This section highlights the cellular and molecular commonalities between different life forms on earth, and how human life is interlinked with other forms of life.
This section will focus on identifying differences among the microbial life forms in terms of their size, shape, structure, interactions with humans and effects they have on human life.
This session will help students understand when antibiotics work and when they don’t.
This session will help students appreciate how bugs (bacteria) become superbugs and in the process also devise ways to defeat them.
The ability of bacteria to reproduce quickly and exchange bits of DNA enable bacteria to have a high degree of adaptability that creates more and more superbugs. The next two activities demonstrate this.
Sessions On How Antibiotic Resistance Effects everyone and why it is a Public Health Threat?
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