Tag: bacteria

You won’t get infected with an antibiotic-resistant bug…or will you?

You won’t get infected with an antibiotic-resistant bug…or will you?

Antibiotic-resistant infections are the new ‘craze’. What does the Center for Disease Control have to say?

Bacteria Don’t Have to Be Single Cells: Candidatus Magnetoglobus multicellularis

Bacteria Don’t Have to Be Single Cells: Candidatus Magnetoglobus multicellularis

We usually define bacteria as being single-celled organisms. But with microbes, there’s always an exception to the rule.

Transforming Blood Transfusions

Transforming Blood Transfusions

Scientists have found a way for Type A blood cells to be transformed into Type O ‘universal donor’ blood cells which could be very useful for future blood transfusions.

How Your Gut Bacteria May Be Talking To Your Brain

How Your Gut Bacteria May Be Talking To Your Brain

Bacteria are a big part of who we are as humans. They live all over us, forming distinct communities, or microbiomes, on our skin, in our hair, in our mouths, and in our guts. We host these microbes, and increasingly we’re learning that in turn…