Researchers discover a new type of swimming movement that boosts an efficient spread of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an opportunistic human pathogen.
Bacteriophages strategically use the protein signalling system to determine when it’s best for them to proliferate or to stay dormant
Therapeutic drugs can accumulate in gut bacteria, altering bacterial physiology and community composition, and potentially reducing the effectiveness of the drug.
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.
Negative interactions between bacteria were thought to be the rule… Until now.
Many human cultures consider cannibalism unethical. Bacterial cultures have a different take.
Memory is generally used to describe behavior in organisms with a nervous system. However, a slime mold is capable of encoding the location of (past) food sources in its tube-like body!
Our skin is teeming with microbes crucial to its health. However, one microbe is not always the skin’s friend.
Friend, foe, or wary coexistence?The nature of relationships between fungi and bacteria are decided on a cheesy landscape.
Fungi are not the most ordinary microbes; they are the biggest organisms on earth. And we thought microbes […]