A research group at Leiden University in The Netherlands is using artificial intelligence (AI) to find new types of antibiotics. The software could replace the old cultivation method.
German researchers have developed a method to determine the vitality of cyanobacteria more quickly in order to make them suitable for the production of antibiotics.
Researchers at the German DSMZ have studied how marine microorganisms break down and recycle biodegradable plastic: Through the division of tasks among bacterial communities.
Researchers at BOKU Vienna have developed a unique global system that allows the simultaneous and accurate identification of 1400 contaminants in food within 42 minutes.
British researchers could show that a medieval eye salve made from natural ingredients kills bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics.
Vitamin B12 is naturally found only in animal products. Therefore, vegans often use food supplements or vitamin tablets.
A protective layer of graphite nanoplates on implants can prevent infections in patients. That is what scientists at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have […]
The term ‘e-coli bacteria’ is often associated with poor food hygiene and nasty diseases. The pathogenic bacterial strain is undoubtedly responsible for the latter. On […]
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“Bacteria are the most intelligent, environmentally friendly and resource-efficient way to produce textile dyes,” says Karin Fleck, founder of Vienna Textile Lab. “Bacteria occur in […]
Diseases such as inflammatory bowel diseases are increasing dramatically worldwide, but the reason for this increase remains largely unexplained. Researchers at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel […]
Farmako, a Frankfurt-based pharmaceutical startup company, has discovered a new way to produce cannabinoid using genetically modified bacteria that convert sugar into the active ingredients […]
Ship hulls and teeth suffer from harmful biofilms – it’s time to investigate how they feed themselves
What do ship hulls and teeth have in common? The answer: harmful biofilms can settle on both materials. These rather slimy coatings consist of countless […]