Bacteriology (258 News)

A New Study Reveals the Oldest Bubonic Plague Genome to Date

Sep 19, 2018 1:00 pm
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An international team of researchers led by the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History has analyzed two 3,800-year-old Y. pestis genome...

Scientists Asking: How did the Zebra Got its Stripes, or the Leopard its Spots?

Sep 18, 2018 10:00 am
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How did the zebra get its stripes, or the leopard its spots? Mankind has been trying to answer such questions since our earliest recorded days, and...

Understanding H. pylori's Groundwork for Infection

Sep 17, 2018 11:00 am
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It’s been known for some time that a bacterium can cause several serious stomach ailments, including ulcers, gastritis and stomach cancer. Re...

A New Study Links the Emergence of Drug-resistant Bacteria to the hotter Climate

Sep 13, 2018 11:00 am
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A person’s chances of acquiring a drug-resistant infection may be higher if she lives in a warmer area. A study appearing today in Nature Cli...

The Tuberculosis Bacteria may Provide a Possible Explanation of the Cause of Parkinson's Disease

Sep 12, 2018 1:00 pm
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The mechanism our immune cells use to clear bacterial infections like tuberculosis (TB) might also be implicated in Parkinson's disease, according...

An Effective New Treatment Option for People with Hairy Cell Leukemia (HCL)

Sep 4, 2018 2:00 pm
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People diagnosed with hairy cell leukemia (HCL), an uncommon form of leukemia, may soon have an effective new treatment option, according to findings ...

Gang of Viruses Overcomes CRISPR

Aug 30, 2018 11:00 am
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CRISPR, or clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats, are an essential part of bacterial immunity designed to defend against foreign D...

A New Method to Identify Microbial Genes that Make Some Microbes Live in Your Gut

Aug 29, 2018 10:00 am
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Trillions of tiny microbes and bacteria live in your gut, each with their own set of genes. These gut microbes can have both b...

Commuting Microbes!!

Aug 27, 2018 10:00 am
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Every day, five million commuters ride the Hong Kong metro. Human commuters that is. Because there are countless more microbes riding the trains, too....

Fresh Insights into how New Disease-Causing Strains of Bacteria Emerge

Aug 8, 2018 9:00 am
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Scientists have shed light on how a major cause of human and animal disease can jump between species, by studying its genes. The findings reveal fresh...

Metagenomics Provide Us with New Antibiotics in a Silver Platter !!

Aug 4, 2018 12:00 pm
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Soil, the source of our best antibiotics, can be more thoroughly mined for new drugs and other useful chemicals with the help of metagenomics, accordi...

How Could Cell-Free DNA Help Us With Monitoring Urinary Tract Infections? This Novel Method Might Do

Jul 24, 2018 12:00 pm
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Using shotgun DNA sequencing, Cornell University researchers have demonstrated a new method for monitoring urinary tract infections (UTIs) that sur...

A New Enzyme with an Abnormal Amino Acid in its Structure

Jul 14, 2018 12:00 pm
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University of Groningen chemists have created a new enzyme with an unnatural amino acid as its active centre. They made the enzyme by modifying an ant...

Highlighting Structural and Kinetic Details of T- box riboswitches in Bacteria

Jul 10, 2018 4:00 pm
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In a discovery that points to potential new antibiotic medicines, scientists from Rice University and the University of Michigan have deciphered th...

A Toxin Discovered in V. Cholera Affects Both Vertebrates and Invertebrates

Jul 10, 2018 12:00 pm
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The structure and function of a previously unknown toxin in the cholera bacteria Vibrio cholera has been discovered by scientists at Umeå Uni...

Scientists Recreate Aspects of Real Ecosystem to Spur Dormant and Hidden Antibiotic Capacities into Action

Jul 9, 2018 5:00 pm
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Alexander Fleming's discovery of penicillin—the world's first natural antibiotic—is famously told as a story of serendipity: a ...

The First Direct Observation of a Key Step in Evolution of Bacteria

Jul 5, 2018 2:00 pm
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Indiana University scientists have made the first direct observation of a key step in the process that bacteria use to rapidly evolve new traits, i...

New Insight About Antibiotic Resistomes Using Baboon

Jul 3, 2018 11:00 am
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Antibiotic resistance is an ancient feature of gut microbial communities, and sharing habitat with humans has had an important impact on the struct...

Using Bacteria to Sense the Flow Rate of Arctic Rivers with Great Accuracy

Jul 1, 2018 5:30 pm
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Oregon State University scientists have created a tool that can predict the flow rate of Arctic rivers with a surprising degree of accuracy based o...

Different Gene Expression Profile of Neisseria Gonorrhoeae between Men and Women

Jul 1, 2018 12:00 pm
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The World Health Organization estimates that 78 million people worldwide are infected with gonorrhea each year. Men with infections tend to have ob...


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