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bacteria

E-Coli
E-Coli

New Method Evaluates Antibiotics Based on the Tiny Vibrations of Dying Microbes

The NIST-developed technique could greatly speed up the process of diagnosing infections.
Michael Byrne
10.9.17
nanotechnology
nanotechnology

New Nanofibers Detect Motion of Individual Bacteria, Muscle cells

Engineers have built a nanoscale stethoscope, basically.
Michael Byrne
5.15.17
Not-so-super bugs
Not-so-super bugs

These Are the Most Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs in the World

As these bugs develop resistance to our last line of defense, it puts us in a serious pickle.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.27.17
slime
slime

Bacteria Use Electrical Zaps to Recruit Others to Their Slime Colonies

It’s the internet of bacteria.
Bryson Masse
1.12.17
climate change
climate change

Not Even Bacteria Are Safe from Climate Change

They’re a canary in a coal mine for greater damage.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
12.23.16
videos
videos

The New Adidas Are Made From Lab-Grown Spider Silk

The Futurecraft Biofabric will be 100 percent biodegradable, according to the apparel company.
Samantha Cole
11.25.16
HEALTH
HEALTH

There’s No Need to Wash Your Turkey, and It Could Make You Sick If You Do

It’s not only unnecessary, it could be dangerous.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.24.16
bacteria
bacteria

Armpit Bacteria Transplants Could Save Us From Our Stink

Chris Callewaert, aka ‘Dr. Armpit,’ studies the microbiome’s relationship to body odor.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.17.16
disease
disease

Medieval Leprosy Is Spreading Among UK Red Squirrels

Leprosy has been gone from the UK for decades, but it may have been just in hiding.
Michael Byrne
11.10.16
climate change
climate change

Carbon-Eating Bacteria Could Be One Answer to Climate Change

Clostridium thermocellum can metabolize CO2.
Grennan Milliken
11.3.16
nature
nature

Baby Tasmanian Devils Have Given Us a Potential Treatment for Superbugs

Because devil babies are born so young, their mother’s milk is spiked with powerful antibiotics.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.18.16
HEALTH
HEALTH

Can Slim People’s Poop Treat Obesity?

We're all wondering. Now Canadian researchers are trying to find out.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.7.16