Key step in how bacteria acquire drug resistance revealed
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Key step in how bacteria acquire drug resistance revealed

The outer-membrane core complex is a key part of the bacterium. The credit is given to Amin et al. The process thatbacteria use to share their genes
Bacterial Builders Are the Key to Concrete Alternatives
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Bacterial Builders Are the Key to Concrete Alternatives

The living world is being used to find alternatives to concrete. Many different animals, such as tortoises, turtles and oysters, produce hardened
Gold Could Be The Unexpected Secret Weapon We Need Against Antibiotic Resistance
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Gold Could Be The Unexpected Secret Weapon We Need Against Antibiotic Resistance

A handy way to stop an infection is to fill a germ's pocket with gold. Scientists have failed to translate this knowledge into an effective
Humans are guilty of breaking an oceanic law of nature: study
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Humans are guilty of breaking an oceanic law of nature: study

Credit: Ian Hatton and Eric Galbraith, et al. The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (ICTA)
An E. coli biocomputer solves a maze by sharing the work
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An E. coli biocomputer solves a maze by sharing the work

E.coli thrives in our stomachs, sometimes to our dismay. It also facilitates scientific advancements--in DNA and biofuels and Pfizer's covid
Cranberry juice won’t cut it: UTIs and the potential for repurposing drugs
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Cranberry juice won’t cut it: UTIs and the potential for repurposing drugs

PhD students funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), were invited to submit compelling pieces about their research to the Max Perutz science
Newly Discovered Symbiosis Could Power Carbon Removal in The Sea
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Newly Discovered Symbiosis Could Power Carbon Removal in The Sea

The lungs of the planet are tropical rainforests, which absorb large amounts of carbon dioxide from our atmosphere and exhale oxygen. However, our
A Common Bacteria Is Killing More Babies Than We Knew
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A Common Bacteria Is Killing More Babies Than We Knew

A group of researchers from the UK, affiliated with the World Health Organization, are warning about a common bacteria that could seriously affect
How legumes give oxygen to symbiotic bacteria in their roots
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How legumes give oxygen to symbiotic bacteria in their roots

Legume Root nodules are pink-colored by leghaemoglobin. This is due to a symbiotic relationship of the plant with beneficial bacteria. Credit: John
Genetically engineered bacteria could heal us from inside our cells
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Genetically engineered bacteria could heal us from inside our cells

Bacteria began to live inside cells billions of years ago and performed essential functions. These endosymbionts could be created by genetic