Posts in: bacteria

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Could a forgotten therapy become the new panacea to untreatable superbugs?

Could a forgotten therapy become the new panacea to untreatable superbugs?

Bacteria-eating viruses regain interest among academia and industry

By | Posted May 1, 2017

Good mold, bad mold

Good mold, bad mold

What cheese caves have that your refrigerator doesn’t

By | Posted February 13, 2017

If civilization ends, how do I make a deluxe wattle and daub hut?

If civilization ends, how do I make a deluxe wattle and daub hut?

Asking for a friend

By | Posted January 4, 2017

Your spitting image

Your spitting image

Researchers are using saliva bacteria to tell people apart and detectives may be next

By | Posted November 16, 2016

The fall of the five-second rule

The fall of the five-second rule

Researchers have debunked the idea that dropped food is still bacteria-free after five seconds

By | Posted November 9, 2016

How bacteria can control your brain

How bacteria can control your brain

The microbiome affects more than just your gut

By | Posted April 6, 2016

PODCAST: Neediness, episode 1

PODCAST: Neediness, episode 1

With Carl Zimmer and Zhiheng Pei

By | Posted February 29, 2016

Bringing the backwoods to Brooklyn

Bringing the backwoods to Brooklyn

Taxidermist Divya Anantharaman injects urban flair into a traditional art form

By | Posted February 20, 2016

A gene sequencer that fits in your pocket

A gene sequencer that fits in your pocket

Fast, portable DNA tests are a powerful new tool for fighting disease — and more

By | Posted February 14, 2016

Going viral

Going viral

Scientists are exploring a hidden side of the microbiome with hopes for patient benefits

By | Posted January 23, 2016

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