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Photo: Close up of an ostrich. Credit: Tony Wills, Wikimedia Commons

Animals

Here's How an Ostrich Could Someday Save Your Life

Treatments for some of the planet's worst illnesses, including the leading cause of hospital-acquired bacterial infection, could come from an unlikely, gangly-legged source.

January 9, 2017
7:00 AM EST
Photo: Products containing ostrich antibodies. Credit: Stu Greenberg, OstriGen, Inc.
Photo: Herd of ostriches in Africa. Credit: Benh Lieu Song, Flickr