Bacteria

25 September 2011

Professor Martin Adams talks through how cheddar and stilton cheeses are made.

18 September 2011

A round up the week's science news including the planting of vaccines, lie detection, elements at risk and...

04 September 2011

Probiotics, the "friendly" bacteria, seem to have the potential to treat anxiety and depression related...

12 June 2011

We're familiar with the idea of friendly bacteria, and foods, drinks and supplements that promote healthy gut...

12 June 2011

Harnessing bacteria often involves growing them in large tanks called fermenters or bioreactors; but how do you make...

19 April 2011

Tim Cox explains how Gene therapy may help in the treatment of in-born errors of metabolism where part of a biochemical...

27 March 2011

We are looking at life that flourishes in the absence of input from the Sun, in other words, some of the most...

31 January 2011

Charles cockell explains how microbes are eating away at out coastline...

30 January 2011

Leprosy is caused by an infection of Mycobacterium bacteria, the same family as the pathogens that cause TB. Most...

30 January 2011

New research sheds light on how some bacteria are capable of extremely quick genetic change, incorporating whole...

06 December 2010

The discovery of bacteria that can not only survive in waters rich in toxic arsenic, but actually use it as part of it...

05 September 2010

The man who won the Nobel Prize for discovering the bacterium that is responsible for stomach ulcers actually munched...

11 July 2010

A few weeks ago on the Naked Scientists, we heard how a highly focused laser beam can be used as if it were a pair of...

22 June 2008

Do you ever eat at your desk at work? It may worry you that your computer keyboard is a hotbed of bacteria, but even...

18 May 2008

Campylobacter is the most likely cause of food poisoning in the UK, but how does it make us ill? And can flatulence...

13 May 2007

For kitchen science we tried to see if there's any truth to the urban legend that there's more bacteria on a...