Microbiology (62 News)

Chance Influence Bacteria Populations in the Guts

Mar 6, 2017 2:00 pm
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Within the human digestive tract, there are trillions of bacteria, and these communities contain hundreds or even thousands of species. The makeup of ...

Viral Protein Enables Photosynthesis in Bacteria

Feb 28, 2017 3:00 pm
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Viruses propagate by infecting a host cell and reproducing inside. This not only affects humans and animals, but bacteria as well. This type of virus ...

Salmonella Becomes More Virulent Through Lossing Genes

Feb 22, 2017 9:00 am
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Salmonella infections are typically the culprit behind food poisoning outbreaks, but in sub-Saharan Africa, they often cause drug-resistant, deadly bl...

Genes liked to Malaria persistance

Feb 19, 2017 9:00 pm
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The ability of malaria parasites to persist in the body for years is linked to the expression of a set of genes from the pir gene family, scientists f...

Viral Protein that Regulate Genome Packaging

Feb 18, 2017 1:00 pm
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To generate swarms of new viral particles, a virus hijacks a cell into producing masses of self-assembling cages that are then loaded with the genetic...

Bacteria Sleep to Become More Resistant

Feb 17, 2017 5:00 pm
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Antibiotic resistance is a major and growing problem worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, antibiotic resistance is rising to dangero...

Crohn's Disease Bacteria Drives Arthritis

Feb 16, 2017 1:00 pm
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Patients with Crohn's disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes abdominal pain and diarrhea, can also experience joint pain....

Both Viral and Human Genetics Affects Progression of HIV Infection

Feb 14, 2017 11:00 am
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Viral and human genetics together account for about one third of the differences in disease progression rates seen among people infected with the h...

Atypical Bacterial Strategy for Evading Immunity

Feb 14, 2017 9:00 am
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Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered a survival strategy that harmful bacteria can use to outsmart the human immune respo...

Genitically Modify Bacteria Attack Cancer

Feb 14, 2017 9:00 am
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A team of researchers affiliated with multiple institutions in Korea has found that genetically altering a type of bacteria and injecting it into c...

How Bacteria can Benefit from Antibiotics

Feb 13, 2017 3:00 pm
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The growth of bacteria can be stimulated by antibiotics, scientists at the University of Exeter have discovered. The EPSRC-funded researchers exposed ...

New Record of Species Penicillium Vanoranjei in Iraq

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 am
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A team of researchers at the Samaraa University and Al-Iraqia University "Msc student Wafaa khalaf Al-mansour , Assistant Dr. Abdulhanmed.M.Hmood...

The Potential Role For Probiotics In Treatment Of Atopic Dermatitis

Feb 11, 2017 5:00 pm
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Evidence supporting a key role for an altered gut microbiome in the development of atopic dermatitis (AD) would suggest that the use of probiotics ...

New Clues to Answering an Evolutionary Mystery

Feb 11, 2017 8:00 am
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A University of Queensland-led international study has discovered a new type of bacterial structure which has previously only been seen in more com...

Announcing Best Shot at Ending Antibiotic Resistance

Feb 8, 2017 8:00 am
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Scientists have developed a molecule that reverses antibiotic resistance in multiple strains of bacteria at once, making it one of the most promisi...

Flesh-eating parasite has been discovered in Australia

Feb 6, 2017 4:00 pm
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A new study has discovered a new species of parasite living in Australia, which shares an evolutionary ancestor to a terrifying group of 'flesh...

Study Find That Mode of Delivery Does Not Affect Microbium Combosition inInfants

Feb 6, 2017 10:00 am
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A new study published today by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in Nature Medicine found that the microbiome of infants greatly expands be...

The Route for Rift Valley Fever Epidemics

Feb 5, 2017 4:00 pm
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Rift Valley fever is an emerging viral disease that is threatening public health and has already had a substantial economic impact. Two publica...

Paradox of Intestinal Viral Persistence Solved

Feb 5, 2017 1:00 pm
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The gut of a child infected with rotavirus is like a battle ground. On one side, the virus invades the epithelial cells that form the lining of the...

Drug-Resistant Bacteria Are Spreading More Widly

Feb 2, 2017 12:00 pm
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A family of highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly bacteria may be spreading more widely—and more stealthily—than previously thought...


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