Phages have a track record of being left behind whenever science moves on to other things. But will the inexorable spread of antibiotic resistance lead to a revival of their role as antibacterial therapeutics? Michael Gross investigates.
Gross, M. (2011). Revived interest in bacteriophages. Current Biology, 21(8). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2011.04.008