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Bacteriophages are small, virus-like organisms that infect bacteria. They are comprised of a protein capsule around an RNA or DNA genome.
Researchers show usefulness of potential 'phage cocktail' therapy on wound infections

Researchers show usefulness of potential 'phage cocktail' therapy on wound infections

Study finds synthetic neutralizing/enhancing antibodies to SARS-CoV-2

Study finds synthetic neutralizing/enhancing antibodies to SARS-CoV-2

Researchers demonstrate the production of viral parts within artificial cells

Researchers demonstrate the production of viral parts within artificial cells

Exploring how bacteria and viruses coexist inside the human gut

Exploring how bacteria and viruses coexist inside the human gut

Bacteriophage could help decrease mortality of patients with COVID-19

Bacteriophage could help decrease mortality of patients with COVID-19

Revolutionary air disinfection system protects dentists against COVID-19

Revolutionary air disinfection system protects dentists against COVID-19

Rice University looks to ‘trap and zap’ SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater

Rice University looks to ‘trap and zap’ SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater

Sewage study finds link between rates of sepsis in UK and presence of E. coli in the community

Sewage study finds link between rates of sepsis in UK and presence of E. coli in the community

CRISPR-Cas system can be used to effectively target colitis pathogen

CRISPR-Cas system can be used to effectively target colitis pathogen

Generating genomes and encoding new abilities into artificial DNA

Generating genomes and encoding new abilities into artificial DNA

Unusually large, bacteria-killing viruses discovered

Unusually large, bacteria-killing viruses discovered

Newly discovered large phages blur the life/non-life boundary

Newly discovered large phages blur the life/non-life boundary

Taming pathogens with mucus and phages

Taming pathogens with mucus and phages

Researchers discover how a new immune system works to protect bacteria from phages

Researchers discover how a new immune system works to protect bacteria from phages

Dangerous bacteria send out warning signals when attacked by antibiotics

Dangerous bacteria send out warning signals when attacked by antibiotics

Researchers use phage therapy to successfully treat alcoholic liver disease

Researchers use phage therapy to successfully treat alcoholic liver disease

Bacteriophages could treat E. coli without damaging the gut, new study says

Bacteriophages could treat E. coli without damaging the gut, new study says

Researchers produce synthetic phages that attack broader range of bacterial strains

Researchers produce synthetic phages that attack broader range of bacterial strains

Simple way to effectively transport medication into the brain identified

Simple way to effectively transport medication into the brain identified

New liquid-cell technology provides first 3D view of life’s processes

New liquid-cell technology provides first 3D view of life’s processes