Microbiology (100 News)

Who is to Blame in Causing Dental Plaque in Children?

Jun 26, 2017 10:00 am
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Tooth decay doesn’t just affect adults, it also affects toddlers - a condition called early-childhood caries. Researchers at the University of P...

Eradicating Malaria From Its Source

Jun 22, 2017 9:00 am
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Malaria kills nearly half a million people every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In some of the hardest-hit areas in sub-Sahar...

1003 Microbes Genomes Mapped

Jun 18, 2017 6:00 pm
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Microbial organisms are a major component of our environment, but scientists have only begun to study their genetic composition in depth. Using curren...

The Different Effect of Weight Loss Surgeries on The Gut

Jun 2, 2017 1:00 pm
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Obesity, already a global epidemic, is on the rise. Over one-third of the U.S. population is currently afflicted, according to the Centers for Disease...

Understanding how legionella bacteria escapes from our immune system.

Jun 1, 2017 11:00 am
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The precise mechanism used by Legionella bacteria to escape the body's defences has been unpicked in intricate detail and is described for the fir...

Microrobots Inspired by Nature

May 31, 2017 9:00 am
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A revolutionary design mimics the rowing action of the cilia on single-celled Paramecium, demonstrating much faster movement than conventional microro...

Pushing The Process of Finding New Bacterial Compounds Forward

May 17, 2017 11:00 am
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Bacteria have supplied some of today's most indispensable anti-cancer and anti-bacterial drugs. Yet these compounds comprise only a fraction of th...

Gut Bacteria Help Treat Oral Thrush

May 16, 2017 10:00 am
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An antimicrobial protein caused a dramatic reduction in the creamy white lesions associated with oral thrush in a preclinical study, report microbiolo...

Detecting Diseases Using Crisper

May 15, 2017 1:00 pm
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A team of scientists from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, the Institute for Medical Engineer...

How N. Gonorrhoeae Invade The Site of Infection?

May 15, 2017 11:00 am
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The bacterium that causes gonorrhea infects the female reproductive tract by breaking connections between cells in the tract's protective lining, ...

Progression and Recovery Processes of Ebola Virus Disease

May 14, 2017 8:00 pm
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Analysis of daily gene activation in a patient with severe Ebola virus disease cared for at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2015 found chan...

Why Is It Hard To Develop Immunity Against Malaria?

May 14, 2017 5:00 pm
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DNA fingerprinting has revealed how the malaria parasite shuffles genes to create different strains and hide from our immune system. This trick allows...

New Advance In Electron Microscopy

May 13, 2017 12:00 pm
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In order to map one of the world’s largest viruses, scientists took a DIY approach to build a retrofitted cryo-electron microscope. “If t...

New Drug-Resistant Bacteria ِAntimicrobial Agent That Kills Within Seconds!

May 11, 2017 1:00 pm
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Researchers in Ireland have developed a bioinspired antimicrobial treatment that can rapidly kill drug-resistant bacteria. The treatment consists of i...

Factors that spread and sustained the Ebola epidemic.

May 10, 2017 12:00 pm
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The 2013–2016 West African epidemic caused by the Ebola virus was of unprecedented magnitude, duration and impact. Here we reconstruct the dispe...

Tiny bacterium opens a window into whole ecosystems.

May 9, 2017 3:00 pm
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William Blake may have seen a world in a grain of sand, but for scientists at MIT the smallest of all photosynthetic bacteria holds clues to the evolu...

The development of inflammation-sensing gut bacteria.

May 7, 2017 3:00 pm
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Synthetic biologists at Rice University have engineered gut bacteria capable of sensing colitis, an inflammation of the colon, in mice. The research p...

The Unusual Way IgA Antibodies Fight Bacteria

May 6, 2017 9:00 am
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Secretory IgA molecules are the antibodies that help protect our intestines from pathogens. Researchers from ETH Zurich recently figured out how IgA c...

How Gut Bacteria Fight Each Other!

May 4, 2017 3:00 pm
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The story of warring bacterial armies started as a Georgia Tech research published in February. Now it's a nationally distributed podcast produced...

Urine And Stools Tell Us Who Is At Higher Risk of Drug-Resistant Sepsis

May 4, 2017 11:00 am
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People who have recently been found to have drug-resistant bacteria in their urine or stool samples have a greatly increased risk of developing a bloo...


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