Archaeological evidence suggests that a young woman from ancient Troy died from a...
Could seagrass hold the key to cleaning up our oceans?
Will the alcohol kill off any Salmonella in my eggnog?
Instead of using antibitiocs, could we give bacteria a virus? Would that
overcome the resistance problem?
We've only had anitbiotics for 100 years; we survived up until then, so surely we can do so again?
Your prescription to help stop antibiotic resistance...
Could your gut bugs be playing a role in how your DNA is being expressed?
Why does Haiti have a cholera epidemic?
A new 3D printed microscope could provide a low cost way to test for waterborne diseases.
On the hunt to discover how the patient died, the pathologist turns to the brain...
Heart development can provide important clues into how it works, and also what can go wrong.
Emerging research suggests that the bacteria in your stomach could be influencing your mood...
Genomics can track antibiotic resistance during beef production
Back in July 2012, science writer Nell Barrie and I discussed the implications of the discovery of CRISPR.
Kat Arney been peeking out from under her brolly to tackle another mythconception. This week, will going out with wet...
Those of us with western diets are missing some diversity in
our gut bacteria. What might have caused this, and could...
For my final interview, I’ve picked this one from July 2012, with Dr Tiffany Taylor from the University of Reading.
A mathematical model has been used to explore different
approaches to minimising antibiotic resistance.
Just four microbes could be the difference between whether someone develops asthma or not.
And finally, it’s time for our gene of the month, and this time - Oh my God, they killed Kenny!
You might think it’s the weather getting you down, but could bacteria
be to blame for some of the symptoms of...
A study on young mice suggests that antibiotic use might be making
children more likely to become obese.
Modern scientific techniques have led to discoveries about the cause of the plague that our ancestors couldn't...
In the 16th Century, it was believed that bad smells carried the plague, and this led to some weird and wonderful...
Three billion journeys are made by air every year. Are these passengers
cruising for an infectious bruising?