Your Best Friend’s #2 could be your #1 solution to fight C-Diff infections; exploring the success of fecal transplantation for the treatment of recurrent C Diff infection.
Microbes converse through the exchange of metabolites. Who knew that a simple conversation could improve the drug tolerance of microbes?
Could your gut microbiome make you run faster or even take you to the Olympics?
Spring-loaded: bacterial spearguns are ready to fire! Getting a closer look at molecular nanomachines that act as spearguns.
Ground squirrels are known to hold on to long periods of hibernation through the strategic help of ureolytic bacteria. Here’s the why and how this connection is important to us.
Don’t you mean extra-terrestrials? Well, humans have been looking for life outside our planet, but there’s also life inside it.
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.
Genome editing just reached a whole new level: Instead of targeting isolated bacteria, researchers developed tools to target them in their natural communities.
What was the physiology of the very first bacterium? Turns out that it was not as different as you might have imagined! Read about Last Bacterial Common Ancestor to understand how it gave rise to millions of bacterial species that you know today.
Just like the outer skin heals itself after a wound, there is an inner skin that has its mechanisms to protect itself from infections.