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bacteria

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Bacteria-slaying paint wants to disinfect a wall near you

A microbe-killing paint could soon decorate the halls of hospitals, cruise ships and schools in an effort to reduce contagious infections.

By 3 November 2015

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You're surrounded by a cloud of bacteria right now

A new University of Oregon study says everyone has a cloud made of bacteria particles that's as unique to each person as a fingerprint. We're all snowflakes. Snowflakes riddled with bacteria.

By 23 September 2015

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DARPA wants to engineer fake bacteria to patrol the human gut

By building synthetic bacteria that can be taken in pill form, DARPA-funded researchers seek to keep our digestive systems in fighting form.

By 17 June 2015

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Scientists seek surfer butts to study super-bacteria

A new project out of the UK called (wait for it) "Beach Bums" is looking to collect rectal swabs from surfers to research antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Cowabunga!

By 12 June 2015

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'Beer dress' turns bacteria and brew into couture (Tomorrow Daily 153)

Combining beer with bacteria and the fermentation process creates the fibers that made this dress possible. You usually don't use the words "beer" and "fashion" in the same sentence, but this time, we'll make an exception.

By 1 April 2015

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Dress made from beer and bacteria isn't an April Fools joke (Tomorrow Daily 153)

On today's show, Khail and Ashley explain why you probably don't have to worry about Facebook's new drone project, check out some early April Fools' Day gags from Google and Samsung, and take a look at a dress made from beer and bacteria. #TDFooled

By 1 April 2015

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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By 6 February 2016

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Chemists turn anthrax bacteria into cancer-fighting zombies

An MIT research team takes one of our biggest biological enemies and recruits it as an expert drug delivery bug in the fight against cancer.

By 26 September 2014

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Crave Ep. 174: Portraits made from cancer cells, bacteria

Microscopic artwork shows off the beauty of bacteria and living cells using media such as cancer ​for​ artistic expression. And it'​s kind of​ gross,​ too.

By 13 September 2014

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Science and art team up to create cancer cell and bacteria portraits, Ep. 174

This week on Crave we check out a light-​based Rube Goldberg machine complete with melting ice, Godzilla gets the 8-bit treatment we have come to love,​ and the hit song "​99 Red Balloons"​ is performed using red balloons. And also art made with cancer cells and bacteria...yummy! It's time for Crave!

By 13 September 2014