Working with the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Big Blue has come up with a "hydrogel" that can beat back the bacteria that cause many deadly infections.
A simple device could help researchers better observe how well different compounds fight the increasingly drug-resistant malaria parasite.
Researchers find pathogens on 40 percent of hospital patient cell phones--with a small number of devices testing positive for "worrisome" drug-resistant bacteria--and call for infection control.
Today's BOL Theory of the Day: the RIAA's constant crackdown on sites and services that ought to be fair use is creating cockroach-like, drug-resistant strains...like Opentape.
Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.
The free iOS app Epocrates Bugs + Drugs uses aggregated electronic health record data and geotagging to help users see superbug prevalence as well as sensitivity to drugs.
Soft robotics, typically inspired by octopuses, starfish, and squid, could get a boon from plants thanks to a new hydrogel out of Berkeley.
The GO Fight Against Malaria campaign, set up by Scripps Research and IBM, uses spare computing power from millions of PCs around the world to perform simulations.
A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.
Scientists at the University of Washington say their approach would be more precise and less painful than the traditional skin test that uses a hypodermic needle.