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TB-causing bacteria can evolve rapidly in response to new environments, study says

TB-causing bacteria can evolve rapidly in response to new environments, study says

Electro-chemical bandages could be an effective alternative to antibiotics for managing wound infections

Electro-chemical bandages could be an effective alternative to antibiotics for managing wound infections

Alternative remedy to conventional root canals would regenerate lost tooth pulp

Alternative remedy to conventional root canals would regenerate lost tooth pulp

MIT researchers identify components of mucus that can inhibit fungal infections

MIT researchers identify components of mucus that can inhibit fungal infections

Study offers clues about the shift of harmless environmental bacterium to a dreaded pathogen

Study offers clues about the shift of harmless environmental bacterium to a dreaded pathogen

Novel surface treatment could help improve safety of medical devices, prevent hospital infections

Novel surface treatment could help improve safety of medical devices, prevent hospital infections

Researchers reveal mechanism for spread of antibiotic resistance among bacteria

Researchers reveal mechanism for spread of antibiotic resistance among bacteria

Researchers seek to understand how microbes in the GI tract help people resist pathogens

Researchers seek to understand how microbes in the GI tract help people resist pathogens

Antimalarial drugs are also effective at treating a pulmonary disease, study finds

Antimalarial drugs are also effective at treating a pulmonary disease, study finds

A special surgical microscope to illuminate blood, bacterial biofilms, cartilage, and soft tissue

A special surgical microscope to illuminate blood, bacterial biofilms, cartilage, and soft tissue

Detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA by plasmonic-magnetic nanorobots

Detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA by plasmonic-magnetic nanorobots

Study reports accumulation of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in sewer biofilms

Study reports accumulation of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in sewer biofilms

Bacterial biofilms use a developmental patterning mechanism seen in plants and animals

Bacterial biofilms use a developmental patterning mechanism seen in plants and animals

Impact of SARS-CoV-2 on oral health

Impact of SARS-CoV-2 on oral health

COVID-19 saliva testing kits can also measure microscopic organisms in the mouth

COVID-19 saliva testing kits can also measure microscopic organisms in the mouth

Scientists discover the genes used by bacteria to live within complex communities

Scientists discover the genes used by bacteria to live within complex communities

New technology could revolutionize treatment of pediatric burns

New technology could revolutionize treatment of pediatric burns

Newly identified proteins in fungal biofilms provide potential drug targets to impair antimicrobial defenses

Newly identified proteins in fungal biofilms provide potential drug targets to impair antimicrobial defenses

Murine hepatitis virus as a surrogate for studying SARS-CoV-2 in food processing biofilms

Murine hepatitis virus as a surrogate for studying SARS-CoV-2 in food processing biofilms

Brooklyn College announces the launch of BCCC-CURE to enhance the lives of cancer patients

Brooklyn College announces the launch of BCCC-CURE to enhance the lives of cancer patients