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DNA: Analyzing the harmful effect of dreadful bacteria 'Superbug'

Analyzing dreadful bacteria "Superbug" and its harmful effects on infants. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

UN high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance: Five things to know!

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has become one of the biggest threats to global health and endangers other major priorities.

DNA: Analyzing the harmful effects of superbug bacteria on infants

Analyzing the harmful effects of superbug bacteria and its effects on infants. Analyzing the Antimicrobial resistance of superbug and its effect on infants. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Reasons why one should eat with hand!

Nowadays, most people are using spoons and forks to eat their food as they are more modern, hygienic and convenient.

New star-shaped polymers may spell end for antibiotics

The star-shaped structures, are short chains of proteins called 'peptide polymers', and were created by a team from the University of Melbourne School of Engineering.

How plants know whether it is day or night

How plants know whether it is day or night

The findings have implications both for improving crop yield and also in engineering artificial proteins that can be used to release drugs at specific spots in our body to treat cancer cells.

How a protein boosts immune system to fight pneumonia

Researchers have determined how a protein can boost immune system's ability to battle pneumonia.

Soon, a cream that can ward off devastating superbugs!

The lotion prevents infection without directly killing bacteria and promoting antibiotic resistance, and could be ready for clinical trials in three years.

Breakthrough in AIDS treatment? Austrian researchers find potential remedy for terrible immune disease!

The research is based on a substance known as resveratrol, that occurs naturally in grapes as a means of defence against fungi and bacteria.

'Superbug' gene detected in second US patient

The gene was detected in an isolate of Escherichia coli that was originally recovered in 2015 from a patient in New York, according to the research published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

Scientists show how bacteria can power micro-machines

Scientists show how bacteria can power micro-machines

A team of scientists has demonstrated how the natural movement of bacteria could be harnessed to assemble and power microscopic 'windfarms' - or other man-made micro-machines such as smartphone components.

Bacteria can block transmission of Zika virus, reveals study

Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-MADISON) in the US have revealed that this bacteria can block the transmission of Zika in Aedes aegypti, the mosquito which is responsible for passing the virus to humans.

Find out what lies beneath your fingernails!

Apart from following the basic handwashing principles, you should always keep your fingernails clean and trimmed

How to prevent stomach ulcers!

 Stomach ulcers can turn out to be very painful which can further lead to severe abdominal pain, nausea and in worst cases, blood in the stool.

Antibiotics may boost harmful gut bacteria

Gastroenteritis is a common side effect of taking antibiotics.

Why smoking puts you at increase risk of oral diseases

Puffing cigarettes can increase the likelihood that certain bacteria will not only set up camp but will build a fortified city in the mouth and fight against the immune system, thereby making you vulnerable to oral diseases, new research suggests.

Unbelievable: Bacteria sheds light on how birds got wings, learned to fly!

Unbelievable: Bacteria sheds light on how birds got wings, learned to fly!

The University of Oxford study, which involved collaboration with researchers from the University of Zurich, showed that acquiring duplicate copies of genes can provide a 'template' allowing organisms to develop new attributes from redundant copies of existing genes.

US researchers develop bacteria-powered solar panel

US researchers develop bacteria-powered solar panel

 In a first, a team of US researchers has created a bio-solar panel that can generate 5.59 microwatts of energy - a big step in the evolution of bacteria-powered energy to run small devices in remote areas where regular battery replacement is not possible.

Mother's antibacterial soap use may affect baby's gut bacteria

 Use of antibacterial bar soap, especially those containing a compound called triclocarban (TCC), during pregnancy and breast-feeding may alter the offspring's composition of intestinal bacteria and other micro-organisms, called the gut microbiota, a study warns.

Gut bacteria may help prevent stroke: Study

 Certain types of bacteria in the gut can leverage the immune system to decrease the severity of stroke, according to a new study that suggests modifying the gut's microbiotic makeup may help prevent the deadly condition.