Rutgers Waksman Profs: Can Bear Drool Cure Pneumonia?

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It is not the easiest thing to get, and something the average person has never thought about, but scientists have found a medical value in, of all things, salvia from East Siberian brown bears.

Scientists from Rutgers, working with others in the field, have used bacterium from the wild animals to see if it inhibits harmful bacteria, according to study published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

“We swiftly determined the spectrum of the an...Read More