Pseudomonas aeruginosa

GM plants could be next anti-cancer drugs: Indian-American scientist

Can anti-cancer drugs be delivered to patients through genetically modified fruits and vegetables? Yes, says acclaimed Indian American researcher Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty, terming genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) the future of anti-cancer therapy and even preventive medicine.

Sep 29, 2015, 20:13 PM IST

Scientists develop `antibacterial gel` to kill hospital superbugs

Scientists have created the very first antibacterial gel that acts to kill the most resistant hospital superbugs.

Aug 19, 2014, 13:38 PM IST

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs may soon be history

A new discovery by researchers has helped to take the fight against antibiotic-resistant superbugs a step forward.

Aug 14, 2013, 15:01 PM IST

Dangerous bacterium can counteract `coffee ring effect`

When a coffee stain dries, its edges become noticeably darker and thicker, while the middle of the stain remains almost unsoiled.

May 15, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

Find broccoli bitter? You’re blessed with `superstar` gene

People who find some vegetables like sprouts and broccoli unbearably bitter are better at fighting off bugs due to chemicals in their nose, researchers say.

Oct 29, 2012, 17:38 PM IST

Exposure to common environmental bacteria may cause asthma

Researchers have found a link between common environmental bacteria and airway inflammation.

Feb 01, 2012, 13:31 PM IST

How bacteria resist attack

The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa can `switch on` production of molecules that kill white blood cells - preventing the bacteria being eliminated by the body`s immune system

Nov 02, 2009, 11:15 AM IST

How bacteria resist attack

The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa can `switch on` production of molecules that kill white blood cells - preventing the bacteria being eliminated by the body`s immune system

Nov 02, 2009, 00:00 AM IST