Skin conditions like acne have been treated with antibiotics for a long time. Alternative treatments are possible now with emerging knowledge about the beneficial effects of bacteria like Lactobacilli.
Did you know honey has antibacterial properties? Well, its way of action has to do with how bacteria communicate.
Microbes can undergo changes in their genetic composition. Mobile Genetic Elements can facilitate these changes. Is this just another travel route for the spread of antibiotic resistance genes?
Scientists analyzed the “collateral damage” of antibiotics on our gut microbiome and identified potential antidotes to protect our gut bacteria.
The role of computers in the fight against multidrug-resistant bacteria – designer proteins enhance the production of key bacteria-killing enzymes.
As microbial pathogens continue to plague the Earth, we have found a way to combat some diseases employing their own kind: bacteria known as Wolbachia.
We’re not so different after all. Researchers have discovered that a human antiviral defense strategy likely originated in earth’s most ancient microbes.
Researchers have developed a machine learning tactic to help discover new beneficial genes and bacteria. While the research discussed here is on plants, this tactic can be applied to every host-microbe system!
Why would carpenter ants supplement their food with an acidic serum from their poison gland?