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Scientists discover E coli’s Achilles heel

Researchers have identified E. coli’s Achilles heel – a molecule’s previously unknown role in Continue reading “Scientists discover E coli’s Achilles heel” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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Arsenic-friendly bacteria discovery in Mono Lake refuted

Researchers have claimed that the finding by a young researcher in 2010 about bacteria in Mono Lake, Calif., was wrong Continue reading “Arsenic-friendly bacteria discovery in Mono Lake refuted” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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UTI causing bacteria `steal` copper from host to defend themselves

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found that urinary tract infection causing bacteria “know” that copper is a potent weapon against them Continue reading “UTI causing bacteria `steal` copper More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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How virus power kills Red Sea corals

Researchers have found the secret behind how bacteria bleaches and kills corals Continue reading “How virus power kills Red Sea corals” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 6th, 2012
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Gut bacteria aids or kills worms depending on chance

Living in the guts of worms are seemingly innocuous bacteria that contribute to their survival Continue reading “Gut bacteria aids or kills worms depending on chance” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Baking soda helps alleviate symptoms of Cystic fibrosis

Scientists have shed light on why people with cystic fibrosis are particularly vulnerable to lung disease and that a simple solution of baking soda helps prevent the airway infection in animal models Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 15th, 2012
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Milk fats `may alter gut bacteria responsible for bowel diseases`

Diet high in saturated milk fats, which is present in many processed foods, may allow the gut bacteria that cause bowel diseases to be reshaped Continue reading “Milk fats `may alter gut bacteria responsible More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
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Soon, bacteria-powered light may illuminate your house

A leading electronic company has come up with a more greener and power-efficient lighting system, which will use glowing bioluminescent bacteria to illuminate your house Continue reading “Soon, bacteria-powered More...

By BioNews On Saturday, November 19th, 2011
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New ‘super’ yeast turns pine into ethanol

A “super strain” of yeast developed by researchers at the University of Georgia can efficiently ferment ethanol from pre-treated pine – one of the most common species of trees Continue reading “New ‘super’ More...

By BioNews On Saturday, November 19th, 2011
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Revolutionary new method stops deadly ‘superbugs’ in its tracks

In a new study, researchers claim to have developed a new and faster method to track major infection-causing “superbugs” Continue reading “Revolutionary new method stops deadly ‘superbugs’ in its tracks” More...