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Scientific breakthrough to aid malaria vacccine research

Scientific breakthrough to aid malaria vacccine research

Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) announced the breakthrough after they tracked cells and discovered a molecule which kills microbes that infect the liver - such as malaria, Xinhua news agency reported.

WHO releases 1st ever list of 12 most 'dangerous superbugs' – Most of these bacteria have existence in India

WHO releases 1st ever list of 12 most 'dangerous superbugs' – Most of these bacteria have existence in India

As part of WHO’s efforts to address growing global resistance to antimicrobial medicines, the list was drawn up in a bid to guide and promote research and development (R&D) of new antibiotics.

 

NASA scientist reveals discovery of 60,000-year-old microbes in Mexican mine

NASA scientist reveals discovery of 60,000-year-old microbes in Mexican mine

Ninety percent of them have never been observed before now, she said.

Mars' thin air could help microbes survive, say scientists!

Mars' thin air could help microbes survive, say scientists!

Mars and its life-harbouring possibilities have been on the top of many space agencies' list of priorities and there is plenty of evidence suggesting that rivers, lakes and seas covered the planet billions of years ago.

NASA to study microbes of the space station

NASA to study microbes of the space station

More than 200 people have crossed the airlock threshold to the International Space Station to conduct research that benefits people on Earth and NASA's ambitious plan to send humans to Mars.

Neonates' gut microbiome influences risk of allergy, asthma

Gut microbes play a key role in processing dietary components such as fats, giving them a powerful influence over whether anti-inflammatory or pro-inflammatory molecules end up in the gut, the researchers said.

Pomegranate juice may help fight ageing

The findings showed that when we drink the pomegranate juice, our body produces Urolithin A -- a molecule.

Chummy chimps harbour richer gut bacteria

Monitoring social behaviour of wild chimpanzees, researchers have found that being gregarious may help transmit beneficial microbes and increase diversity of gut bacteria.

Our bodies don't harbour more bacteria than human cells

If you were convinced till now that your body has more bacteria (good and bad) and other microbes than human cells, it is time to revisit the decades-old assumption, says a team of researchers from Israel and Canada.

Mystery of arsenic release into groundwater solved

Stanford scientists have solved an important mystery about where the microbes responsible for releasing dangerous arsenic into groundwater in Southeast Asia get their food.