Your body means the world to the microbes that live on it.
Researchers have learned another way Staphylococcus aureus evades the immune system
Researchers have found how Staphylococcus aureus may spread in the body
Researchers have found a known pathogen may help prevent pneumonia
Staphylococcus aureus has a secret mechanism to allow its evil proteins to escape antibiotic blockades
Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help prevent yeast infections
Microscopic bacteria cages contain communities for study.
Meanwhile, genome detective work could uncover new weapons in the war on bugs
These ten awe-inspiring science projects range from the world's largest undersea observatory to the "ultimate microscope" to a Jupiter orbiter on a suicide mission--but they're all massive, often in both size and scope
Bludgeoning bacteria instead of drugging it
Studying our natural internal bacteria could help doctors cure diseases that affect millions
An inventive alternative to antibiotics
How to heal an infection that defies antibiotics? Another infection. Doctors in Eastern Europe have used lab-grown viruses to safely cure millions of wounds. So why can't we do the same here?
Good hygiene should be part of every team's playbook
Researchers find promising antibacterial agents in marijuana
The Black Plague, Third Pandemic and Spanish Flu wiped out hundreds of millions; they have nothing on today's worst diseases
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The answer is probably not what you want to hear.