Bacteria


10 October 2018

The order in which we acquire bacteria early in life affects the composition our gut microbiome as adults.

10 October 2018

Some bacteria are able to steal vitamin B12 from us as it passes through the small intestine.

10 October 2018

Mice raised in sterile environments are less social.

10 October 2018

A dose of antibiotics early in life may increase the risk of type 1 diabetes.

10 October 2018

Soy-derived oils are toxic for beneficial bacteria in the small intestine but not in the gut.

28 August 2018

A jaunt with Claire Bryant, who tells the team about ancient mariner traditions and cutting edge bacteria research...

24 August 2018

Are the EU's requirements to test bovine TB vaccines feasible?

03 July 2018

Does the microbiome hang on to genes to degrade plant toxins, and drugs, just for our benefit?

31 May 2018

Aspirin helps to reduce inflammation and the number of strokes associated with tuberculous meningitis.

08 May 2018

How to re-use the water from your morning shower...

08 May 2018

We go down the drain, how is our waste water cleaned up?

08 May 2018

Why is it important to have clean water?

17 April 2018

A new study has shown that an antibiotic kills bacteria AND prevents viruses from growing.

06 March 2018

How life found a way on one of the world's driest deserts...

13 February 2018

How e-cigarettes could lead to bacteria sticking in your airways.

06 February 2018

Making plastics... from poo

06 February 2018

What is plastic, and could we train microbes to munch it?

09 January 2018

Could sugar be fuelling superbugs in hospitals?

20 November 2017

How do bacteria evade antibiotics?

07 November 2017

Does your microbiome play a role in how well you respond to cancer treatment?

18 September 2017

Could bacteria be conspiring with cancer to block the action of chemotherapy drugs?

12 September 2017

Why don't we have enough antibiotics, and what can we do about it?