From Soil Bacteria.. A Clean Energy Enzyme Breakthrough Produces Electricity From Thin Air

Posted in Science on 20th Mar, 2023
by Alex Muller

Many of the world’s smallest organisms have some incredible means of survival. Some soil bacteria, for example, can gobble up hydrogen from the air and use it for fuel.

Exposing Tumors to Bacteria Transforms Immune Cells To Fight Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 15th Mar, 2023
by Alex Muller

The team of scientists discovered that injecting inactivated samples of the Staphylococcus aureus microbe into the tumour microenvironment – the area surrounding the tumour – flips the protective function of neutrophils.

Discovery of bacteria linked to prostate cancer hailed as potential breakthrough

Posted in Medicine on 27th Apr, 2022
by Alex Muller

Scientists don’t yet know if the microbes are causative, but if proven it could save thousands of lives.

Brain disease leads to new understanding of bacterial behavior

Posted in Science on 9th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The finding could explain how infectious bacteria make their way to the brain and spinal cord.

Cheap blood test can discriminate between bacterial, viral infections, study finds

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The overuse of antibiotics threatens to create a global scourge of antibiotic-resistant bacterial pathogens.