|Allergies acting up? These dirty items in your home may be to blame|
Added: 22.02.2020 14:18 | 15 views | 0 comments
Allergies acting up? These oft-overlooked items in your home can be a breeding ground for bacteria and allergens.
|There's poo on your toothbrush. Here's how you should clean it|
Added: 22.02.2020 14:00 | 18 views | 0 comments
Until you zap it, soak it or buy a new one, your toothbrush is covered in bacteria and other filth -- including poo.
|Walnuts may be good for the gut and help promote heart health|
Added: 21.02.2020 22:23 | 2 views | 0 comments
Researchers found that eating walnuts daily as part of a healthy diet was associated with increases in certain bacteria that can help promote health. Additionally, those changes in gut bacteria were associated with improvements in some risk factors for heart disease.
|Artificial intelligence yields new antibiotic|
Added: 21.02.2020 21:19 | 28 views | 0 comments
Using a machine-learning algorithm, researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In laboratory tests, the drug killed many of the world's most problematic disease-causing bacteria, including some strains that are resistant to all known antibiotics. It also cleared infections in two different mouse models.
|Sweet beaks: What Galapagos finches and marine bacteria have in common|
Added: 21.02.2020 21:19 | 23 views | 0 comments
Ecological niches are a concept well known from higher animals. Apparently, bacteria act accordingly. Researchers have found that marine Polaribacter bacteria find their ecological niche by specializing on their favorite sugar.
|Scientists discover powerful antibiotic using AI|
Added: 21.02.2020 16:19 | 24 views | 0 comments
Researchers claim it could be used to kill some of the world's deadliest bacteria.
|There's poo on your toothbrush. Here's how to clean it|
Added: 21.02.2020 13:00 | 7 views | 0 comments
Until you zap it, soak it or buy a new one, your toothbrush is covered in bacteria and other filth.
|DNA from ancient packrat nests helps unpack Earth's past|
Added: 21.02.2020 2:21 | 30 views | 0 comments
New work shows how using next-generation DNA sequencing on ancient packrat middens -- nests made out of plant material, fragments of insects, bones, fecal matter, and urine -- could provide ecological snapshots of Earth's past. The study may pave the way for scientists to better understand how plant communities -- and possibly animals, bacteria, and fungi as well -- will respond to human-caused climate change.
|People with fibromyalgia have different gut bacteria|
Added: 20.02.2020 23:20 | 1 views | 0 comments
A new study shows that gut bacteria composition is different in people with fibromyalgia and that it varies with the severity of pain and other symptoms.