06 April 2017

In an effect that scientists are attributing to an intestinal microbial upset, animals treated with penicillin during...

03 March 2017

A number of studies have shown that individuals who complain of irritable bowel (IBS) symptoms also have changes to the...

15 February 2017

Scientists have discovered that the sea may have its own pollution solution in the shape of seagrasses, which come with...

25 November 2016

Changes in your microbiome are the cause of the yo-yo effect that sees dieters paradoxically gaining weight over time...

21 October 2016

Patients with knee injuries have been treated using cartilage grown from their own noses, Swiss doctors announced this...

29 July 2016

Harnessing the power of fire may have unwittingly led to the evolution of tuberculosis, according to a new study out...

15 July 2016

Positive thinking can boost the immune system, new research has shown...

08 July 2016

Scientists studying some of the oldest life on Earth have discovered that the bacteria can use light that plants...

20 May 2016

A tiny organism that lives in soil has been found to reverse some of the physical effects of stress.

10 March 2016

Bowel bacteria can affect levels of artery clogging chemicals, leading to increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.

12 February 2016

The severity of a dose of malaria can be determined by the bugs in the bowel, new research has revealed.

23 November 2015

Bacteria showing resistance to antibiotics of last resort have been discovered in China.

13 November 2015

Exposure to antibiotics to which bacteria are resistant worsens the damage they unleash on the body, new research has...

22 October 2015

A new coating for steel that reduces contaminants, such as bacteria, sticking to it has been developed.

20 October 2015

Life may have got going on Earth 300 million years earlier than first proposed, according to a study of ancient rock...

02 October 2015

The absence of four strains of intestinal bacteria can make the difference between breathing easily and succumbing to...

11 September 2015

Antibacterial vegetables capable of blitzing dangerous E. coli infections have been bred by scientists in Germany.

31 July 2015

The microbes living in the intestine can contribute to the symptoms of anxiety and depression, a new study has revealed...

04 July 2015

Doses of antibiotics administered in babyhood trigger lifelong metabolic effects, including heightened risk of obesity...

18 May 2015

Your microbiome reveals where you grew up, where you live, what you eat and even what medicines might suit you best...

16 April 2015

Salmonella can be harnessed to kill cancers.

28 November 2014

DNA smeared on the outside of a rocket launched into space survived the flight and re-entry, and may contaminate...

21 November 2014

Gut bacteria are critical to brain and nervous system development, new Swedish study shows.

14 November 2014

Bacteria with DNA memories have been made by scientists in the US.