Bacteria

21 February 2017

Could seagrass hold the key to cleaning up our oceans?

29 December 2016

Will the alcohol kill off any Salmonella in my eggnog?

05 December 2016

Instead of using antibitiocs, could we give bacteria a virus? Would that overcome the resistance problem?

05 December 2016

We've only had anitbiotics for 100 years; we survived up until then, so surely we can do so again?

05 December 2016

Your prescription to help stop antibiotic resistance...

28 November 2016

Could your gut bugs be playing a role in how your DNA is being expressed?

18 October 2016

Why does Haiti have a cholera epidemic?

27 September 2016

A new 3D printed microscope could provide a low cost way to test for waterborne diseases.

17 June 2016

On the hunt to discover how the patient died, the pathologist turns to the brain...

13 June 2016

Heart development can provide important clues into how it works, and also what can go wrong.

25 May 2016

Emerging research suggests that the bacteria in your stomach could be influencing your mood...

23 March 2016

Genomics can track antibiotic resistance during beef production

13 February 2016

Back in July 2012, science writer Nell Barrie and I discussed the implications of the discovery of CRISPR.

08 February 2016

Kat Arney been peeking out from under her brolly to tackle another mythconception. This week, will going out with wet...

19 January 2016

Those of us with western diets are missing some diversity in our gut bacteria. What might have caused this, and could...

03 January 2016

For my final interview, I’ve picked this one from July 2012, with Dr Tiffany Taylor from the University of Reading.

12 November 2015

A mathematical model has been used to explore different approaches to minimising antibiotic resistance.

06 October 2015

Just four microbes could be the difference between whether someone develops asthma or not.

13 September 2015

And finally, it’s time for our gene of the month, and this time - Oh my God, they killed Kenny!

03 August 2015

You might think it’s the weather getting you down, but could bacteria be to blame for some of the symptoms of...

07 July 2015

A study on young mice suggests that antibiotic use might be making children more likely to become obese.

22 June 2015

Modern scientific techniques have led to discoveries about the cause of the plague that our ancestors couldn't...

22 June 2015

In the 16th Century, it was believed that bad smells carried the plague, and this led to some weird and wonderful...

11 May 2015

Three billion journeys are made by air every year. Are these passengers cruising for an infectious bruising?