NEWS MEDICAL Sharks are often the subject of TV specials or news stories focusing on their attacks on humans. But scientists are finding that sharks could inspire a new type of surface that would attack bacteria, helping humans instead of hurting them. 1 week
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Attacking bacteria with shark skin-inspired surfaces
PHYS.ORG Sharks are often the subject of TV specials or news stories focusing on their attacks on humans. But scientists are finding that sharks could inspire a new type of surface that would attack bacteria, helping humans... 2 weeks
Weird Low-Light Bacteria Could Potentially Thrive on Mars
SPACE.COM An international team of scientists has found that a strange type of bacteria can turn light into fuel in incredibly dim environments. 1 week
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PHYS.ORG The first thing that pops into most people's minds when they think of sharks is of big dumb fish with pointy teeth that are... 2 weeks
Scientists Discover New Type of Photosynthesis
SCI-NEWS.COM The vast majority of life on our planet uses red light (680 to 700 nm) in the process of photosynthesis, but the new type... 1 week
Great white sharks dive deep into warm-water whirlpools in the Atlantic
PHYS.ORG It's always good to know where great white sharks are likely to be swimming. That's true if you're a nervous beachgoer, a fishing boat trying to... 6 days
CRE Infection: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
LIVE SCIENCE CRE are a type of bacteria that have become resistant to most antibiotics. Infections usually occur in health care settings. 1 week
New method can quickly and accurately detect infections
SCIENCE DAILY Two chemistry researchers have developed a method that can show quickly and accurately whether a person has been infected with harmful bacteria or other pathogens. Additionally, this new method shows the exact... 2 weeks
Great white sharks dive deep into warm-water whirlpools in the Atlantic
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New method can quickly and accurately detect infections
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Scientists find potential disease-fighting 'warheads' hidden in bacteria
PHYS.ORG Bacteria found in soil may harbor a potential game-changer for drug design. A new study by Scripps Research, published today in Nature Communications, suggests scientists could build better drugs by learning from... 6 days
Engineering bacteria to exhibit stochastic Turing patterns
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has brought science one step closer to a molecular-level understanding of how patterns form in living tissue. The researchers engineered bacteria that, when incubated and grown, exhibited stochastic Turing patterns: a... 3 days
Researchers create method that can quickly and accurately detect infections
PHYS.ORG A new study by Waldemar Gorski, professor and chair of the UTSA Department of Chemistry, and Stanton McHardy, associate professor of research in chemistry and director of the... 2 weeks
Gut microbes may contribute to depression and anxiety in obesity
SCIENCE DAILY Like everyone, people with type 2 diabetes and obesity suffer from depression and anxiety, but even more so. Researchers now have demonstrated a surprising potential contributor to these... 6 days
Scientists could build better drugs by learning from bacteria-derived molecules
NEWS MEDICAL Bacteria found in soil may harbor a potential game-changer for drug design. A new study by Scripps Research, published today in Nature Communications, suggests scientists could build better... 5 days
Medical News Today: What is the wet mount procedure?
MNT One test for vaginitis is called a wet mount. Vaginitis is a term for several issues that involve infection or inflammation of the vagina or vulva. A wet mount checks... 2 weeks
Scientists find potential disease-fighting 'warheads' hidden in bacteria
SCIENCE DAILY A new study suggests scientists could build better drugs by learning from bacteria-derived molecules called thiocarboxylic acids. 6 days
Scientists watch bacteria 'harpoon' DNA to speed their evolution
PHYS.ORG Indiana University scientists have made the first direct observation of a key step in the process that bacteria use to rapidly evolve new traits, including antibiotic resistance. 2 weeks
IU researchers observe bacteria's 'DNA uptake' process
NEWS MEDICAL Indiana University scientists have made the first direct observation of a key step in the process that bacteria use to rapidly evolve new traits, including antibiotic resistance. 2 weeks
New study reveals how ‘good’ bacteria help in regulating our metabolism
NEWS MEDICAL Research tells us that the commensal or "good" bacteria that inhabit our intestines help to regulate our metabolism. 2 days
Heart attack patients unable to resume work report depression and financial hardship
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Probiotic bacteria can diagnose, prevent, and treat infections
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Are gut bacteria to blame for anxiety, depression in obesity?
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Medical News Today: Are gut bacteria to blame for anxiety, depression in obesity?
MNT A study of mice with diet-induced obesity suggests that increases in anxiety and depression behavior may be due to gut bacteria altering... 6 days
Researchers discover new type of cell that hinders formation of fat cells
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Researchers discover new type of stem cell state
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Feeding frenzy—public accuse the media of deliberately fuelling shark fear
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Genetically engineered bacteria shows promise as new treatment for constipation
NEWS MEDICAL Genetically engineered bacteria are showing promise as a new treatment for constipation, researchers at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have discovered in a mouse study. 1 week
Warming oceans will affect sharks' brains
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Nano-decorations in nature's subsurface water filter
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Idaho Was Once Swarming with Ancient Buzz-Saw-Faced Sharks
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Rare mutation of gene carried by Quebec family gives insight into how the brain is wired
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Researchers describe abundant marine life at the 'White Shark Café'
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Biological light sensor filmed in action
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Major work starts to boost the luminosity of the LHC
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Short-term changes in Antarctica's ice shelves are key to predicting their long-term fate
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We must ensure new food retail technologies are not barriers to better health
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Antarctic experts offer two possible views of continent's future
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E- textiles control home appliances with the swipe of a finger
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A new system optimises electric transmission from offshore wind farms
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