Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Tag: Microbiology

This biochemist brews a wild beer

Craft brewers are going wild. Some of the trendiest beers on the market are intentionally brewed with yeast scavenged from nature, rather than the...

Almanac: The discovery of bacteria

Lesley Robertson/Delft University of TechnologyAnd now a page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac: September 17th, 1683, 334 years ago today -- a very...

Microbes hobble a widely used chemo drug

In mice, antibiotics helped the cancer treatment regain its power Some bacteria may shield tumor cells against a common chemotherapy drug.Certain types...

Alarming Study Indicates Why Certain Bacteria Are More Resistant to Drugs...

To learn more about why some germs seem harder to kill in near-weightless conditions, scientists aboard the ISS recently doused a batch of...

Air pollution changes what bugs colonise our airways

Could the effects of air pollution be mediated by the mix of bugs in our airways? It seems that exposure to pollutants correlates with...

Inquiries about the moon’s twilight zone, and more reader feedback

Locked upSimulations suggest that heat from an infant Earth, the sun and the moon could have vaporized the moon's metals into a thick atmosphere,...

Scientists Made Music From the Human Microbiome, and It’s Seriously Cool

There are many mysteries of human biology. Among those perhaps least considered, what do our bodies sound like?This was the question on the mind...

Wild yeasts are brewing up batches of trendy beers

Craft brewers are going wild. Some of the trendiest beers on the market are intentionally brewed to be sour and funky. One of the...

Gut bacteria in Hadza diet different from ours study finds

The brain is very plastic, which means that the brain is able to adapt to new signals. In the case of bionic vision restoration,...

A new tool could one day improve Lyme disease diagnosis

A new testing method can distinguish between early Lyme disease and a similar tick-borne illness, researchers report. The approach may one day lead to...