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How antibiotic resistance spreads among bacteria Mar 10, 11:07 am
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered the system that allows the sharing of genetic material between bacteria - and therefore the spread of antibiotic resistance.
New class of superbug fighting antibiotics discovered Mar 8, 9:49 am
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a new class of antibiotics to fight bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and other drug-resistant bacteria that threaten public health
How gonorrhea infections are transmitted Mar 4, 12:59 pm
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Researchers have said that when Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the bacteria responsible for gonorrhea, are exposed to seminal plasma, the liquid part of semen containing secretions from the male genital tract, they can more easily move and start to colonize.
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Researchers have discovered the 3D structure of an enzyme that cuts to ribbons the genetic material of viruses and helps body defend against bacteria.
Physicians' stethoscopes are teeming with bacteria Feb 28, 9:42 am
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): Researchers have found that although it's believed that healthcare workers' hands are the main source of bacterial transmission in hospitals it may be physicians' stethoscopes who are culprit.
Vinegar helps fight drug-resistant TB Feb 26, 11:47 am
Washington, Feb. 26 (ANI): A new study has found that the active ingredient in vinegar, acetic acid, might be used as an inexpensive and non-toxic disinfectant against drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) bacteria as well as other stubborn, disinfectant-resistant mycobacteria.
Washington, Feb. 20 (ANI): A study by a team of researchers has shown that oxygen production by photosynthetic cyanobacteria may have initiated as early as 3 billion years ago.
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed a link between Body Mass Index (BMI) and the amount of bacteria colonizing noses, suggesting that heavier men harbor more potentially pathogenic species of bacteria in their nose, compared with slimmer, more traditionally attractive men.
Garlic offsets effects of virulent bacterial strains Feb 19, 10:06 am
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that garlic contains a substance that is particularly effective in encounters with even the hardiest bacterial strains.
US Military creates pizza that doesn't spoil for 3 years! Feb 15, 10:53 am
Washington, Feb. 15 (ANI): Would you like to eat a pizza that is almost three years old? Well, the US Military is close to creating something exactly like that, which could help soldiers survive war zones with a bit of cheese.
Washington, Jan. 31 (ANI): A research team has sequenced the internal bacterial makeup of the three major life stages of a butterfly species.
How our indoors can influence types of bacteria present in homes Jan 30, 2:20 pm
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): A new study suggests that the location, connectedness, and human use patterns in a building may influence the types of bacteria they house.
Bacteria-coated rubber could help generate electricity Jan 30, 11:19 am
Washington, Jan. 30 (ANI): Researchers were able to use a small strip of latex rubber coated with bacterial spores to power a new electric generator.
Mouthwash users at higher risk of heart attacks Jan 28, 1:01 pm
London, January 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed that mouthwash users are at a greater risk of heart attack, as it can increase blood pressure by killing off "good" bacterias, which help blood vessels to relax.
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has found the sequence of genes that help bacterial communities living in the human gut breakdown a main component of dietary fibre found in the cell walls of fruits and vegetables.
Potential treatment for deadly bacterial infections discovered Jan 19, 10:40 am
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Scientists in Singapore have found that asparaginase (ASNASE) - the enzyme that degrades the amino acid asparagine and serves as a common chemotherapeutic agent - arrests Group A Streptococcus (GAS) growth in human blood and blocks bacteria's proliferation, thus initiating a new potential treatment against deadly Streptococcal infections.
Altering your gut bacteria may help you live longer Jan 17, 11:15 am
Washington, Jan. 17 (ANI): Researchers have promoted health and increased lifespan in Drosophila by altering the symbiotic, or commensal, relationship between bacteria and the absorptive cells lining the intestine.
Why Salmonella bacteria is a near perfect killer Jan 16, 1:11 pm
Washington, Jan. 16 (ANI): Researchers have said that once Salmonella bacteria get into food processing facility, and have an opportunity to form a biofilm on surfaces, it is likely to be extraordinarily difficult, if not impossible, to kill it.
Genetically identical bacteria capable of behaving in different ways Jan 13, 12:10 pm
Washington, Jan. 13 (ANI): Researchers have showed that when a bacterial cell divides into two daughter cells there can be an uneven distribution of cellular organelles.
Washington, Jan. 13 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a key difference in the biological mechanisms by which the immune system responds to viral and bacterial pathogens.
Bacterial presence during pregnancy linked to premature birth Jan 12, 11:55 am
Washington, Jan. 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that a high presence of bacteria at the site where foetal membranes rupture may be the key to understanding why some pregnant women experience their "water breaking" prematurely.
Washington, Jan. 12 (ANI): A new study has found that using fluoride toothpaste containing triclosan, an antibacterial agent, and a copolymer, which helps prevent the triclosan from being washed away by saliva, regularly helps reduce plaque, gingivitis, and bleeding gums and slightly reduces tooth decay compared to fluoride toothpaste without those ingredients.
How bacteria escapes being killed by antibiotics Jan 10, 2:19 pm
Washington, January 10 (ANI): Scientists have found how a subset of bacterial cells escape being killed by many antibiotics.
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Researchers, who worked with a nearly 200-year-old sample of preserved intestine, have traced the bacterium behind a global cholera pandemic that killed millions.
Coming soon, bacteria-free smartphones! Jan 7, 11:46 am
Washington, Jan. 7 (ANI): Corning has reportedly announced its much-awaited Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass that would inhibit the growth of algae, mold, mildew, fungi and bacteria on smartphone screens.
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