Did you know honey has antibacterial properties? Well, its way of action has to do with how bacteria communicate.
Scientists explain fascinating mechanisms of survival of bacteria in the unforgiving environment of Antarctica.
Antibiotic resistance has been the hot topic of the current century. Recent research has shown that microbial interactions can modulate the susceptibility of bacteria to antibiotics.
Is the rising popularity of kefir’s ‘proposed’ health/weight loss benefits backed by science or too good to be true?
Scientists already know that the soil is full of microorganisms, and that these microorganisms need to adapt and act fast to survive in this complex environment. Learn here how space and geometry can influence bacterial and fungal growth.
Scientists discover the microbial communities that exist within old, discarded chewing gum. Their work could have implications for the bioremediation of chewing gum pollution.
Do you know these moments where you get gifts, and only realize three billion years later how to use them?
Probiotics are already used to improve human health but could they help corals survive climate change?
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?
Negative interactions between bacteria were thought to be the rule… Until now.