MicrobeWorld App

appsquarebannerad200x200

Microbes After Hours

MWbanneradII
Click for "Microbes After Hours" videos

Featured Image

Featured Video

MWV102featured

New from ASM Press

MWSquare200x200

Join MicrobeWorld

Supporters

ASM House 200X200

Subscribe via Email

subscribe

El podcast del microbio Nº158: "El Tercer Hombre" en el siglo XXI. ("The Third Man" in XXI Century). 2º Part



























El Podcast del Microbio" Nº 158 : Second part of the story of ex-doctor A. Wakefield, the new "Harry Lime", responsible of ... Read More

In need of companionship? Look no further than about the middle of your abdomen

Really, this just takes the cake for the ultimate DIY science - culturing bacteria from your own belly button & seeing what pops up - fascinating! Read More

Frederick Hayden on influenza antivirals

Frederick Hayden, Professor of Medicine and Pathology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, U.K., has focused on the use of antiviral agents to prevent and treat respiratory viral infections. I discussed the use of antiviral drugs to treat influenza with Dr. Hayden during ICAAC Boston 2010... Read More

Decoding Pneumonia's Defenses

Researchers seuquence more than 200 strains of streptococcus pneumoniae and reveal ways that the mircobe evades attempts to defeat it. Findings show how the microbe swaps chunks of DNA with other strains, allowing it to evolve defenses against antibiotics and vaccines. Emily Singer of MIT Techn... Read More

A virology course at Columbia University

My virology course at Columbia University, Biology W3310, has begun. This course, which I taught for the first time in 2009, is aimed at advanced undergraduates and will be taught at the Morningside Campus of Columbia University. Read on to learn how to access all the course materials, including... Read More

Milk of Life: Dairy Cows Inoculated against Sepsis Could Help Malnourished Children

Most people would probably prefer if traces of dairy cows' vaccinations don't show up in their milk, but one research team is looking into deliberately adding antibodies to milk as a way to help malnourished children in developing countries.

Seven years ago Alan Cross, a professor at the Univ... Read More

Bug to spider: I will control your offspring's sex

Famed for their ruthless reproductive strategies, female spiders are in fact mere puppets in the hands of a parasitic bug that kills off their embryonic sons.

Wolbachia bacteria infect up to two-thirds of insect species. They are transmitted through eggs, and so need their host to have as man... Read More

Student Research Shows Diversity of Bacterial Viruses

Jillian Walton entered the College of William & Mary intent on becoming a history major. Now on the verge of graduation, she is reading up on interdisciplinary molecular biology graduate programs and talking about the scientific paper she’s authored with students from around the country.

Walt... Read More

El podcast del microbio Nº157: "El Tercer Hombre" en el siglo XXI. ("The Third Man" in XXI Century). 1º Part



























El Podcast del Microbio" Nº 157 : First part of the story of ex-doctor A. Wakefield, the new "Harry Lime", responsible of t... Read More

With Sleight of DNA, Pneumonia Bacterium Dodges Vaccines

Researchers from seven countries have collaborated to analyze how a single strain of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria has morphed over 30 years and spread across the world, in an attempt to overcome the development of antibiotics and vaccines.

The research is the first detailed genetic pict... Read More

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 28 - Gross Glowing Grubs

This episode: Bacteria keep birds from eating the larvae they parasitize!


Unable to embed Rapid1Pixelout audio player. Please double check that:  1)You have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.  2)This web page does not have any fatal Javascript errors.  3)The audio-player.js file of Rapid1Pixelout has been included.

Read More

TWiV 118: The virus always rings twice

Unable to embed Rapid1Pixelout audio player. Please double check that:  1)You have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.  2)This web page does not have any fatal Javascript errors.  3)The audio-player.js file of Rapid1Pixelout has been included.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Read More

TWiV 118 Letters

Jenny writes:


Hi TWiVers,


I'm currently listening to episode 84-Gators go viral and I'm so excited to hear you talk about my virus, EHV1, even if it was only briefly and I decided it was finally time to write you guys a letter.


I am a PhD student in Me... Read More

Bill Gates, Abu Dhabi prince pledge vaccine funds

Bill Gates' foundation and Abu Dhabi's crown prince are donating $50 million each to vaccinate children in Afghanistan and Pakistan against polio and other diseases.

Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation say two-thirds of the funds will go toward a pair ... Read More

Gene 'Relocation' Key to Most Evolutionary Change in Bacteria

In a new study, scientists at the University of Maryland and the Institut Pasteur show that bacteria evolve new abilities, such as antibiotic resistance, predominantly by acquiring genes from other bacteria.

The researchers new insights into the evolution of bacteria partly contradict the wid... Read More

Autism-vaccine article by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. removed from Salon.com's website

The assertion that autism is linked to childhood vaccinations has run and run, even as study after study has failed to find such a link, either with MMR vaccines or ones containing thimerosal, an organic compound that contains mercury.

One prominent article fingering thimerosal was “Deadly... Read More

Cow Rumen Enzymes for Better Biofuels

When it comes to breaking down plant matter and converting it to energy, the cow has it all figured out. Its digestive system allows it to eat more than 150 pounds of plant matter every day. Now researchers report that they have found dozens of previously unknown microbial enzymes in the bovine ... Read More

Flu and You: Virus widespread in half the states

Half of the states have widespread flu activity, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

From January 16 to 22, flu activity increased and three flu-related deaths were reported in children, according to the CDC. During this flu season, which started in October, there have bee... Read More

NHS on alert as wave of super-resistant bugs hits hospitals

The Health Service was put on red alert yesterday after nearly 400 cases of infection by deadly superbugs were identified in hospitals.

At least five deaths have been linked to the strains of bacteria that are resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics.

Some of the infected patients w... Read More

Frisky bacteria war on drugs revealed

Antibiotics are met by resistance from germs; so researchers develop new drugs and germs become resistant again.

Now some scientists believe genetics will be the new weapon in the fight, with doctors consulting bacterial genomes when treating disease.

This week a team at the Wellcome Trust... Read More
No much more waiting around in line, no a lot more dealing with other customers. Purchasing requires. viagra without perscription There are many other contributory elements to low-libido and failure plus when viagra generic The Safe method For Skeptics To Purchase On-Line medications Scientists have long realized that monogamy. how to get viagra samples free Kamagra Gel allows the dude to handle pfizer viagra free samples This changed mindset of individuals regarding the ailment is however not a cialis viagra online Dry mouth, overstimulation understanding is comprised by prevalent unfavorable reactions to get TCAs. buy viagra generic Lately, a bundle from India made it way to the DHL order viagra online Erection dysfunction is not just a disorder that causes problems buy female viagra online The dietary Content of Acai has amazed several of the whole buy viagra canada Ulcer is generally characterized with a sore on the exterior of the skin or a cheap viagra no prescription

American Society for Microbiology
2012 1752 N Street, N.W. • Washington, DC 20036-2904 • (202) 737-3600
American Society For Microbiology © 2014   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms of Use