Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major human pathogen and is known to be associated with increased risk of fatal heart complications including heart failure and heart attacks. Read More
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In a new study, researchers demonstrate for the first time how methanogens obtain electrons from solid surfaces. The discovery could help scientists design electrodes for microbial “factories” that produce methane gas and other compounds sustainably. Read More
Bacteria resistant to antibiotics are on the rise. There are different explanations for how resistances are transferred. Researchers from the Vetmeduni Vienna found phages in chicken meat that are able to transfer antimicrobial resistance to bacteria. Phages are viruses that exclusively infect b... Read More
Pink coloured Non-pathogenic Fusarium species isolated from the Saffron rhizosphere. The species is really very promising as far as its biocontrol activity is concerned. Read More
As far as I know, mosquitoes do not eat sushi. But mosquito cells have proteins with sushi repeat domains, and these proteins protect the brain from lethal virus infections. Read More
It's no wonder that giant pandas are always chewing and eating, say Chinese researchers: their gut bacteria are not the type for efficiently digesting bamboo. Read More
El tratamiento de aguas residuales en comunidades pequeñas y virus como indicadores de riesgo a la salud pública: estos son dos de los temas a discutirse en la entrevista de hoy con Erin Symonds, una estudiante doctoral de la Universidad de Sur de la Florida.