By Anthony Rivas | Sat, 12/28/2013 - 14:51
Groups of bacteria, known as biofilms, are harder to get rid of, and a group of researchers has just found that they could still linger on day care items, even after they've been cleaned, possibly threatening children's health.
By John Ericson | Wed, 12/25/2013 - 17:00
Excessive use of antibiotics in the agriculture industry is accelerating the emergence of drug-resistant pathogens, experts warn.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 12/21/2013 - 17:05
The chemical catalyst, titanium oxide, may help medical researchers kill "bad" bacteria while keeping the good.
By John Ericson | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 19:12
Low diversity in gut microbes could be indicative of early colorectal tumor growth.
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.