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A New Way For Probing Gut Microbiome

Researchers have found a better way to classify microorganisms in our gut

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Customizing Vaccines For Fish Health (VIDEO)

A shot or two could help keep fish diseases at bay and open floodgates to a more sustainable aquaculture practices in Asia, highlighted Dr. Jeffrey Seng.

Painting The Rainbow With Engineered Bacteria

Using metabolic and membrane engineering, South Korean scientists produced seven natural rainbow colorants from engineered E. coli bacteria.

A Strong & Transparent Alternative To Plastic

Instead of non-biodegradable plastic, your next ‘plastic’ bag could be made out of bacterial biofilms.

Bacteria Clumps Could Survive 8 Years In Outer Space

The Tanpopo space mission has revealed that bacteria could survive travel between Earth and Mars in the form of aggregates.

Scaling Up Spider Silk Production

Researchers in Japan have produced artificial spider silk using photosynthetic bacteria, opening the possibility of mass produced spider silk.

Biologics Production Made Simple

An international team of scientists has developed a platform that allows for biologics production, analysis and assembly into functional complexes.

Viruses Supercharge Superbug Evolution

Viruses can transfer large chunks of bacterial genomes—including antibiotic resistance genes—among bacteria species.

Solving The Puzzle Of Bacteria Propeller Assembly

Using high-speed atomic force microscopy, Japanese researchers have gained a better understanding of the stepwise assembly of bacterial flagella.

Dragonfly Wings Inspire Antimicrobial Coating

Mimicking the structures of a dragonfly’s wings, a research group in Singapore has developed a nano-coating that can kill bacteria on surfaces as well as in water.