By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 10/24/2013 - 18:41
Only two percent of the bacteria in your mouth is the same as everyone else. The rest depends largely on what your ethnicity is, a new study says.
By Anthony Rivas | Sun, 09/08/2013 - 16:47
You may worry about their bathroom being full of bacteria, but you should be worrying about your other household items more.
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 07/11/2013 - 18:15
Penn State study finds that whole chickens from farmers markets may have more pathogenic bacteria.
By Ashik Siddique | Fri, 06/14/2013 - 00:34
Bacterial DNA from medieval European skeletons allowed researchers to reconstructed the genome of the leprosy pathogen — revealing that not much has changed throughout 1,000 years of its genetic history.
By Jonathan Weiss | Wed, 06/05/2013 - 10:21
With more and more findings on the importance of gut bacteria in the development of ulcerative colitis, Johnson & Johnson and startup Second Genome are taking notice and investing.
By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 05/20/2013 - 13:59
A handbag may cost you more than you bargained for when it comes to your health.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 14:15
Scientists in Belgium describe how bacteria can be used to eliminate the "coffee ring effect."
By Christie Rizk | Mon, 05/13/2013 - 18:18
Increasing the number of the Akkermansia muciniphila bacteria in mice can treat metabolic disorders brought on by an unhealthy diet, new research has found.
By Ashik Siddique | Fri, 05/10/2013 - 18:02
DNA analysis reveals that Yersinia pestis bacteria, which caused the medieval Black Death, was also responsible for the Plague of Justinian, which helped usher in the Dark Ages in Europe and was the first major pandemic disease in recorded history.
By Christie Rizk | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 12:05
A new study suggests a link between variations in the TLR1 gene and gastric bacterial infection.
By Jonathan Weiss | Wed, 05/01/2013 - 17:03
Fluoride acts differently than previously thought, and does other things to prevent tooth decay besides making teeth stronger.