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Researchers plan to correlate the sequenced microbe genomes with volunteers' health to look for causes of disorders such as autism and multiple sclerosis.
Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.
Researchers at Columbia University say their chip lets them electrochemically image biofilms to "listen to the bacteria as they talk to each other."
A study on rats finds that a removable silicone intestinal barrier tube works similarly to far more invasive bariatric surgeries. But will it work in humans?
Users of Android 2.3 or higher can become citizen scientists by downloading software and choosing the projects they want to power, such as fighting AIDS and finding new stars.
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.
In order to follow the life cycle of bacteria, an engineer builds a model human colon and feeds it three times a day for weeks.
A standard breath test that looks for bacterial growth in the gut could spot those with a greater risk of a certain type of obesity.