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Microbiome manipulation to prevent and cure diseases

Microbiome manipulation to prevent and cure diseases

Using human saliva to treat infections that are resistant to antibiotics

Using human saliva to treat infections that are resistant to antibiotics

Researchers use synthetic polymers as alternatives to nucleate the formation of biofilms

Researchers use synthetic polymers as alternatives to nucleate the formation of biofilms

Genetic mutations allow great development of TB-causing bacteria

Genetic mutations allow great development of TB-causing bacteria

Research findings provide clues on the properties that might have made A. baumannii a successful pathogen

Research findings provide clues on the properties that might have made A. baumannii a successful pathogen

Researchers discover distinctive antibacterial therapy that uses visible light-activated synthetic molecular machine

Researchers discover distinctive antibacterial therapy that uses visible light-activated synthetic molecular machine

Microcolonies in the GI tract comprise an important niche for cell-cell signaling and plasmid transfer

Microcolonies in the GI tract comprise an important niche for cell-cell signaling and plasmid transfer

Researchers focus to create a new class of molecules for curing biofilm infections

Researchers focus to create a new class of molecules for curing biofilm infections

Sewer slime can accumulate SARS-CoV-2 RNA, study reports

Sewer slime can accumulate SARS-CoV-2 RNA, study reports

Model system for biofilms studied at the BESSY II

Model system for biofilms studied at the BESSY II

Genes key to microbial colonization of plant roots discovered

Genes key to microbial colonization of plant roots discovered

Antibiotic resistance genes hide in inactive bacteria, research reveals

Antibiotic resistance genes hide in inactive bacteria, research reveals

Experts create “living medicine” to combat biofilms on medical implants

Experts create “living medicine” to combat biofilms on medical implants

New Cornell study finds potential treatment for MRSA ‘superbug’

New Cornell study finds potential treatment for MRSA ‘superbug’

Graphene covered with bactericidal molecules inhibits harmful biofilm formation

Graphene covered with bactericidal molecules inhibits harmful biofilm formation

Collective behavior of bacterial swarms may lead to the emergence of antibiotic resistance

Collective behavior of bacterial swarms may lead to the emergence of antibiotic resistance

Ultrasonic cleaning can clean food more effectively than current washing methods

Ultrasonic cleaning can clean food more effectively than current washing methods

Researchers study persister cells that go dormant and tolerant to antibiotics

Researchers study persister cells that go dormant and tolerant to antibiotics

Synthetic cannabidiol can kill bacteria that causes gonorrhoea

Synthetic cannabidiol can kill bacteria that causes gonorrhoea

Bacteriophage can play important role in microbial control

Bacteriophage can play important role in microbial control