Featured in biofilms
Teams of bacteria have working memories remarkably like ours
This finding illuminates an unexpected connection between the abilities of simple organisms and complex neurons in the human brain.
Dragon blood may help wounds heal faster
A Komodo dragon-inspired compound slays tough bacterial infections in mice
Turning To The Ocean To Tackle Antibiotic Resistance
Researchers have discovered a marine microbe may help inhibit pathogen biofilm formation
Losing To Win: How Fungi Cause Trouble in Cystic Fibrosis
Loss of a specific function means greater virulence in patients
Scientists Can Tell Your Ethnicity From The Germs In Your Mouth
The type of oral bacteria a person carries is determined more by genetics than lifestyle, one study suggests.
“Twitching” Material Dislodges Bacteria From Ship Hulls
Surface changes in the paint-like material can reduce biofilm buildup.
IBM’s Warmth-Activated Gel Can Break Up Tough Bacterial Biofilms And Kill Superbugs
And it is not vulnerable to evolved resistance.
To Fight Bacteria, Coat Everything In Mucus
Bodily fluids have evolved for millions of years to fight bacteria, so why not harness them, like in your toothpaste?!
A New Look at the Living Habits of Bacteria Could Help Beat Antibiotic Resistance
The biofilms where bacteria congregate are like little apartment buildings