A diagnostic system developed at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology enables rapid and accurate customization of the antibiotic to the patient. The system makes for faster diagnostics, earlier and more effective treatment ...
Germophobes - let's chat. Microbes are everywhere—on every surface, every object, every plant and animal. Yes, including on and inside you. True, some of them cause disease.
A Queensland scientist has completed the world's first gene decoding of a superbug bacteria resistant to all commercially-available antibiotics.
Scientists say good bacteria could be the key to keeping coral healthy, able to withstand the impacts of global warming and to secure the long-term survival of reefs worldwide.
A team of chemical engineers at Penn State has developed a beneficial biofilm with the ability to prevent the biofouling of reverse osmosis (RO) membranes.
Perhaps when you think of bacterial communities you think of a flask full of rapidly dividing E. coli. But in non-lab conditions, bacteria grow in complex, heterogeneous communities composed of diverse microscopic organisms. ...
Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have discovered that our drinking water is to a large extent purified by millions of "good bacteria" found in water pipes and purification plants. So far, the knowledge about them ...
A group of UBC students is betting probiotics could be the key to protecting bees from death caused by harmful pesticides.
It's bacteria against bacteria, and one of them is going down.
Health experts have warned for years that the overuse of antibiotics is creating "superbugs" able to resist drugs treating infection.