NEWS MEDICAL Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) have been implicated in the development of obesity, diabetes and cancer and are found in a wide array of products including pesticides, plastics and pharmaceuticals. 3 months
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Study shows how antibiotics increase survival chances of bacteria
NEWS MEDICAL Antibiotics harm bacteria and stress them. Trimethoprim (TMP), an antibiotic, inhibits the growth of the bacterium Escherichia coli and induces a stress response. 3 days
Stress may protect—at least in bacteria
PHYS.ORG Antibiotics harm bacteria and stress them. Trimethoprim (TMP), an antibiotic, inhibits the growth of the bacterium Escherichia coli and induces a stress response. This response also protects the bacterium from subsequent deadly damage from acid. Antibiotics... 5 days
[Research Articles] Bacterial virulence phenotypes of Escherichia coli and host susceptibility determine risk for urinary tract infections
Science Magazine Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are caused by uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) strains. In contrast... 6 days
Scientists identify a new way gut bacteria break down complex sugars
PHYS.ORG New light has been shed on the functioning of human gut bacteria which could help to develop medicines in the future to improve health and wellbeing. 6 days
High concentrations of stress hormone affect DNA processes and mental health
NEWS MEDICAL High concentrations of the stress hormone, Cortisol, in the body affect important DNA processes and increase the risk of long-term psychological consequences. 4 hours
Scientists identify a new way gut bacteria break down complex sugars
SCIENCE DAILY New light has been shed on the functioning of human gut bacteria which could help to develop medicines in the future to improve health and well-being. 6 days
Scientists identify a new way gut bacteria break down complex sugars
MNT New light has been shed on the functioning of human gut bacteria which could help to develop medicines in the future to improve health and wellbeing. 4 days
Nanoscale sensor to spot disease
PHYS.ORG A new nanoscale sensor has been developed that can help detect cytokines—molecules that play a critical role in cellular response to infection, inflammation, trauma and disease. 6 hours
Living 'flying syringes' could detect emerging infectious diseases
SCIENCE DAILY Blood-sucking flies can act as 'flying syringes' to detect emerging infectious diseases in wild animals before they spread to humans, according to new research. 1 hour
'Flying syringes' could detect emerging infectious diseases
PHYS.ORG Blood-sucking flies can act as 'flying syringes' to detect emerging infectious diseases in wild animals before they spread to humans, according to research published in the journal eLife. 1 hour
Chance find has big implications for water treatment's costs and carbon footprint
SCIENCE DAILY A type of bacteria accidentally discovered during research could fundamentally reshape efforts to cut the huge amount of electricity consumed during wastewater clean-up. The... 3 days
Self-sustaining bacteria-fueled power cell created
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed the next step in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) with the first micro-scale self-sustaining cell, which generated power for 13 straight days through symbiotic interactions of two types of bacteria. 6 days
Enzyme structures illuminate mechanism behind bacteria's bioremediation prowess
PHYS.ORG Bacteria, like humans and animals, must eat. Sometimes, they consume a pollutant in the environment that humans want to get rid of, a process called bioremediation. Investigating the enzymes used by bacteria... 1 day
The economic case for wind, solar energy in Africa
SCIENCE DAILY To meet skyrocketing demand for electricity, African countries may have to triple their energy output by 2030. While hydropower and fossil fuel power plants are favored approaches in some quarters,... 16 hours
Information storage with a nanoscale twist
PHYS.ORG Swirling objects known as magnetic vortices and skyrmions can be miniaturized without sacrificing mobility, a KAUST-led international research team has found. These findings are relevant for future "race-track" memory technologies that feature massive densities of moveable... 2 hours
Bad breath: Study find array of bacteria when orcas exhale
PHYS.ORG When the mighty orca breaks to the surface and exhales, the whale sprays an array of bacteria and fungi in its his breath, scientists said, some good, and... 4 days
Universe's ultraviolet background could provide clues about missing galaxies
SCIENCE DAILY Astronomers have developed a way to detect the ultraviolet background of the universe, which could help explain why there are so few small galaxies in the cosmos. 6 days
Researchers examine potential for microRNAs to detect gastrointestinal cancer in blood, bodily fluids
NEWS MEDICAL Blood tests that could detect cancer before it develops show promise for the future of screening and prevention, though researchers continue to test which... 6 days
[Editors' Choice] When TLRs fail, IgG has your back
Science Magazine Inherited TIRAP deficiency confers susceptibility to staphylococcal disease via impaired TLR2 and TLR4 responses, which can be rescued by bacteria-specific antibodies. 6 days
Universe's ultraviolet background could provide clues about missing galaxies
PHYS.ORG Astronomers have developed a way to detect the ultraviolet (UV) background of the Universe, which could help explain why there are so few small galaxies in the cosmos. 7 days
Scientists reveal hidden structures in bacterial DNA
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have described the 3D structure of the genome in the extremely small bacteria Mycoplasma pneumoniae. They discovered previously unknown arrangements of DNA within this tiny bacteria, which are also found in larger cells.... 5 days
Creating materials in a novel way by 3-D printing bacteria
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A team of researchers at Delft University of Technology has developed a means for 3-D printing a gel containing bacteria onto a base to create materials in a... 4 days
Cuantec: New force in the fight against food waste
SCIENCE DAILY CuanTec is a start-up company with a positive and practical solution to the disposal of seafood waste, which exacts a heavy cost, both financially and environmentally. 7 days
Bacteria, deadwood and climate change—forest floor as carbon sink
PHYS.ORG With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, an international group of researchers is investigating to what extent the forest floor serves as a carbon sink and how bacteria... 1 day
Development of image-analysis technology with AI for real-time identity detection and tracking
PHYS.ORG Hitachi, Ltd. today announced the development of a detection and tracking technology using artificial intelligence (AI) which can distinguish an individual in real-time using... 1 day
New UBC research reveals clues to how bacteria proliferates in lungs of cystic fibrosis patients
NEWS MEDICAL New UBC research on bacteria that cause major problems for those with cystic fibrosis reveals clues as to... 24 hours
Novel analytical techniques to detect solar radiation imprints on meteoroids
PHYS.ORG When a meteoroid travels in space, solar radiation leaves distinctive imprints on its outer layer. Together with colleagues, ETH researcher Antoine Roth has developed novel analytical techniques to... 6 days
Simple blood test may soon eliminate need for invasive procedures to detect, monitor cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Doctors may soon be able to detect and monitor a patient's cancer with a simple blood test, reducing or eliminating... 1 week
universe s ultraviolet background could provide clues about missing galaxies Universe’s Ultraviolet Background Could Provide Clues About Missing Galaxies
ASTRO WATCH Astronomers have developed a way to detect the ultraviolet (UV) background of the Universe, which could help explain... 5 days
Blood-sucking flies can act as 'flying syringes' to track emergence of new diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Blood-sucking flies can act as 'flying syringes' to detect emerging infectious diseases in wild animals before they spread to humans, according to... 7 minutes
In 30 years, can we sustainably meet the needs of 9.5 billion people?
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Ubiquitous marine organism co-evolved with other microbes, promoting more complex ecosystems
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Virtual museum brings extinct species back to life
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How will Brexit impact life sciences in Wales?
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Video: How do we measure temperature?
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NASA tests observing capability on Hawaii's coral reefs
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35 years of chiptune's influence on electronic music
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Trump recruits controversial Bush-era global health official
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Timing a space laser with a NASA-style stopwatch
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Archival photos offer research value
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Neil deGrasse Tyson's Words Inspire Cosmic Song and Music Video for Kids
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When did humans settle down? The house mouse may have the answer
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Docking Port Relocated at Space Station to Support Commercial Spacecraft
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Citizen search for new planet in solar system
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What about a mission to Titan?
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