national institutes of health

How Scientists Are ‘Hyping’ Their Research Proposals

Study shows that researchers targeting National Institutes of Health grants are increasingly using promotional language in their applications. But what’s really driving this?

Probiotic Bacteria Keep Staphylococcus At Bay

Bacillus, a type of bacteria commonly found in probiotics, prevents Staphylococcus aureus colonization of the gut and nose, according to scientists in Thailand and the US.

Plant-Based Drug To Fight Resistant TB

Researchers have identified plant-based compounds that could possibly be used to treat drug-resistant tuberculosis.