Bacteria

23 November 2017

Cancers carry microbes with them when they spread around the body, suggesting that bacteria might promote the process,...

14 September 2017

Human population, agriculture, tourism and trade are moving microbes around the world at unprecedented levels,...

14 September 2017

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

31 August 2017

Can bacteria influence the sex life of animals? A serendipitous discovery made by researchers at UC Berkeley and...

11 August 2017

A certain species of bacteria breaks down compounds, commonly found in black tea, to create a molecule that protects...

22 June 2017

Researchers in Isreal have developed a new way to optimise antibiotic treatment and reduce the risk of bacterial...

15 June 2017

A route through which Parkinson's Disease may be triggered in the intestine and then access the brain has been...

15 June 2017

How the tuberculosis bacterium overwhelms our immune defenses to trigger active TB disease has been demonstrated by...

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...