Cell-like nanorobots clear bacteria and toxins from blood

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Cover Image: Colored SEM image of nanorobots coated in hybrid platelet/red blood … Continue reading Cell-like nanorobots clear bacteria and toxins from blood

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Bacteria play critical role in driving colon cancers

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: Elizabeth Cook Patients with an inherited form of colon cancer harbor two bacterial species that collaborate to … Continue reading Bacteria play critical role in driving colon cancers

Forgotten Antibiotic Octapeptin Offers Hope against Drug Resistant Bacteria

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Breaking Science News An old antibiotic called octapeptin could help develop new drugs against extensively drug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria. “Our study … Continue reading Forgotten Antibiotic Octapeptin Offers Hope against Drug Resistant Bacteria

Meet “raw” water—ludicrously priced unfiltered water with random bacteria

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica reader comments 121 Step aside, Juicero—and hold my “raw” water. Last year, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Doug … Continue reading Meet “raw” water—ludicrously priced unfiltered water with random bacteria

Seeing the Beautiful Intelligence of Microbes

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine Intelligence is not a quality to attribute lightly to microbes. There is no reason to think that bacteria, … Continue reading Seeing the Beautiful Intelligence of Microbes

Dragonfly wings can rip apart bacteria without antibiotics

Special bacteria-killing surfaces constitute a highly active area of research and development. Strategies to construct them vary widely. One group of researchers has infused a slippery surface with molecules that disrupt bacterial communication. … Continue reading Dragonfly wings can rip apart bacteria without antibiotics

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages … Continue reading Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Drug-resistant ‘nightmare bacteria’ show worrisome ability to diversify and spread

Enterobacteriaceae. Citrobacter freundii, one member of the family. Credit: Public Domain A family of highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly bacteria may be spreading more widely—and more stealthily—than previously thought, according … Continue reading Drug-resistant ‘nightmare bacteria’ show worrisome ability to diversify and spread