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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...

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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...

By BioNews On Friday, November 18th, 2011
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Nutrition-starved bugs become resistant to antibiotics

Bugs starved of nutrition during infection become resistant to nearly every type of antibiotics, even if they are exposed to some of them for the first time Continue reading “Nutrition-starved bugs become More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
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Gonorrhea cure gets tough as bug grows drug resistant

At a time when the controversy over the antibiotic resistant superbug in the capital’s hospitals refuses to die down Continue reading “Gonorrhea cure gets tough as bug grows drug resistant” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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New drugs used to tackle hospital superbugs up risk of infection

Experts have warned that new antibiotics used to tackle hospital superbugs can actually increase the risk of infection Continue reading “New drugs used to tackle hospital superbugs up risk of infection” More...