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bacteria

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Are we food zombies controlled by our gut bacteria?

A new study says the bugs growing in our digestive tract might steer us to choose the foods that are best for them, even if they're not best for us.

By 18 August 2014

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Glowing art grown from bacteria

Bacteria artist Zachery Copfer is creating glowing bacterial art that you can hang in your home.

By 12 February 2014

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New chip lets scientists listen in on bacteria

Researchers at Columbia University say their chip lets them electrochemically image biofilms to "listen to the bacteria as they talk to each other."

By 11 February 2014

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Killer NueVue iPhone, iPad case blasts bacteria

A clever microfiber lining does the germ-slaying dirty work.

By 9 January 2014

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Corning's bacteria-banishing antimicrobial smartphone glass appears at CES 2014 (hands-on)

A common, effective treatment in hospitals is set to make its way over to the smartphone screen.

By 7 January 2014

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Your portrait, made from pulsating bacteria

What happens when you use tiny electromagnetic coils to shift the position of light-scattering bacteria? In the hands of a couple of science-minded artists, you get an intriguing "Living Mirror."

By 6 December 2013

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'Living Mirror': Bacteria as human portrait (pictures)

Two science-minded artists combine magnetic bacteria, electronics, and photo manipulation to create real-time liquid images of people. See how they did it.

13 Images By 6 December 2013

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Cheese made from human toe jam, belly-button bacteria

If you're not prone to queasiness, then go ahead and read about artisanal cheeses crafted by scientists from the nose, toe, mouth, and belly-button bacteria of notable people.

By 22 November 2013

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Bacteria-sniffing wand could help prevent foodborne illnesses

Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.

By 23 October 2013

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Scientists outsmart dangerous bacteria using infrared light

Researchers in Vienna have developed a technique to quickly distinguish between strains of staph infection bacteria that can cause chronic infections and those that cannot.

By 13 July 2013