PBS NewsHour

Armor-like shark skin may offer defense from superbugs

Clip: Season 2015 | 5m 48s

Do sharks offer a key to fighting deadly bacteria? The White House unveiled a new campaign Friday to contain drug-resistant bacteria known as “superbugs,” and one of the unlikely resources that researchers are turning to is shark skin. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

Aired: 03/27/15

Rating: NR

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