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Bad breath: Study find array of bacteria when orcas exhale
ABC NEWS A new study identifies an array of bacteria and fungi in the exhaled breath of endangered orcas in the northeast Pacific Ocean 6 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... 6 hours
Land-based microbes may be invading and harming coral reefs
PHYS.ORG A new study suggests that coral reefs—already under existential threat from global warming—may be undergoing further damage from invading bacteria and fungi coming from land-based sources, such as outfall from... 8 hours
Fight against TB threatened by drug resistance
NEWS MEDICAL Today is World TB Day. Although there is much to celebrate, with 49 million lives being saved through the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) between 2000 and 2015, the rise in TB-causing bacteria... 11 hours
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... 13 hours
Chance find has big implications for water treatment's costs and carbon footprint
PHYS.ORG A type of bacteria accidentally discovered during research supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) could fundamentally re-shape efforts to cut... 12 hours
Manipulating plant enzymes could protect crops from flooding
PHYS.ORG Scientists have long understood how oxygen deprivation can affect animals and even bacteria, but until recently very little was known about how plants react to hypoxia (low oxygen). A new research collaboration... 13 hours
Virus hydrophobicity can help purify vaccines
PHYS.ORG A person doesn't have to get sick to catch a virus. Researchers hope to catch viruses for detection and vaccinations by understanding their sticky outer layers. 13 hours
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. 17 hours
Researchers uncover major clue to how mucus becomes abnormal in CF airways
NEWS MEDICAL People with cystic fibrosis (CF) suffer repeated lung infections because their airway mucus is too thick and sticky to keep bacteria, viruses, and other... 1 day
PSU research shows how viruses can undergo major mutations without losing ability to infect
NEWS MEDICAL Portland State University researchers have found that only about half the genes in a specific virus affecting single cell organisms... 1 day
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.... 1 day
Novel virus breaks barriers between incompatible fungi
PHYS.ORG Scientists have identified a virus that can weaken the ability of a fungus to avoid pairing with other incompatible fungi, according to new research published in PLOS Pathogens. By promoting fungal pairing, the virus... 1 day
Cryo-electron microscopy achieves unprecedented resolution using new computational methods
PHYS.ORG Cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM)—which enables the visualization of viruses, proteins, and other biological structures at the molecular level—is a critical tool used to advance biochemical knowledge. Now Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory... 1 day
Scientists reveal hidden structures in bacterial DNA
PHYS.ORG DNA contains the instructions for life, encoded within genes. Within all cells, DNA is organised into very long lengths known as chromosomes. In animal and plant cells these are double-ended, like pieces of string... 1 day
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... 1 day
Research shows some viruses can infect even after major mutations
PHYS.ORG Portland State University researchers have found that only about half the genes in a specific virus affecting single cell organisms is needed to infect a host. This means... 1 day
Penn researcher receives $16.3 million NIAID grant to develop long-sought-after HIV vaccine
NEWS MEDICAL Building on earlier work in designing chimeric human-simian immunodeficiency viruses (SHIVs) that serve as a model of HIV infection of humans, George M. Shaw,... 2 days
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. 2 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. 2 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. 2 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. 2 days
Researchers create self-sustaining bacteria-fueled power cell
PHYS.ORG Instead of oil, coal, or even solar energy, self-sustaining bacterial fuel cells may power the future. 2 days
Research shows how Ohr enzyme plays central role in bacterial anti-oxidant defense
NEWS MEDICAL A research project conducted at the University of São Paulo in Brazil in collaboration with other Brazilian research institutions and abroad has revealed new aspects of the action... 3 days
Enzyme helps bacteria defend themselves against oxidants secreted by immune system
PHYS.ORG A research project conducted at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil in collaboration with other Brazilian research institutions and abroad has revealed new aspects... 3 days
Why You Won’t Want To Miss Guardians Of The Galaxy 2’s Opening Scene, According To James Gunn
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Game Of Thrones' Gwendoline Christie Just Landed Another Big Film Role
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'Sure you want to send that photo?': Approaching the issue of sexual extortion with youth
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The fight over Pluto is much bigger than one (dwarf) planet - CNET
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Xbox Live's Games With Gold For April Include Assassin's Creed And The Walking Dead
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