|Enzymes in the cross-hairs|
Added: 18.11.2018 22:19 | 7 views | 0 comments
More and more bacteria are resistant to available antibiotics. A team of chemists now presents a new approach: they have identified important enzymes in the metabolism of staphylococci. Blocking these enzymes in a targeted manner would allow the pathogens to be starved.
|Variance in gut microbiome in Himalayan populations linked to dietary lifestyle|
Added: 18.11.2018 18:19 | 7 views | 0 comments
The gut bacteria of four Himalayan populations differ based on their dietary lifestyles, according to a new study.
|Salmonella found to be resistant to different classes of antibiotics|
Added: 18.11.2018 17:52 | 10 views | 0 comments
Common bacteria that cause foodborne diseases are resistant to antibiotics used to treat infections, according to research that identified 39 genes responsible for this resistance.
|NC church barbecue cited as link to outbreak that sickened 300|
Added: 18.11.2018 15:52 | 18 views | 0 comments
A food-borne illness outbreak that hit 300 people at a popular North Carolina church barbecue was caused by a type of bacteria that commonly develops when foods are prepared in large quantities and kept warm for a long time before serving.
|Honey, I shrunk the cell culture|
Added: 17.11.2018 17:54 | 10 views | 0 comments
A new 'shrink ray' can change the size and shape of a block of gel-like material while human or bacterial cells grow on it. This tool holds promise for biomedical researchers, including those seeking to shed light on how to grow replacement tissues and organs for implants.
|The Martians have landed in London, and they’re hogging the camera|
Added: 17.11.2018 17:51 | 7 views | 0 comments
Artist Jenna Sutela has used Mars-friendly bacteria to grow an alien culture, rich in music and poetry – but is it any good?
|Probiotics are mostly useless and can actually hurt you|
Added: 17.11.2018 17:50 | 5 views | 0 comments
Supplements of “friendly” bacteria often don’t improve our gut microbiota and can be harmful after antibiotics, according to the most in-depth study yet
|Is studying your gut bacteria key to good health or a waste of money?|
Added: 17.11.2018 17:50 | 8 views | 0 comments
Forget your own genome – now you can pay to sequence the DNA of the microbes in your gut and get advice on which foods to eat for better health
|New techniques can detect lyme disease weeks before current tests|
Added: 17.11.2018 17:39 | 5 views | 0 comments
Researchers have developed techniques to detect Lyme disease bacteria weeks sooner than current tests, allowing patients to start treatment earlier.
|Bursting bubbles launch bacteria from water to air|
Added: 17.11.2018 0:22 | 17 views | 0 comments
A new study shows how bubbles contaminated with bacteria can act as tiny microbial grenades, bursting and launching microorganisms, including potential pathogens, out of the water and into the air.