Unfortunately, the monsoon also lowers our immunity and brings with it a bevvy of diseases and dangers to our health. One needs to prepare in advance to be able to avoid these.Jul 20, 2021, 16:22 PM IST
Scientists discovered a specimen of a bdelloid rotifer that came back to life after being in a frozen state for around 24,000 years.
Jun 09, 2021, 12:25 PM IST
According to a study published in the Frontiers in Microbiology, four strains from the family of Mytholobacteriaceae were found on various locations on the International Space Station (ISS) across two consecutive flights on Monday (March 15).Mar 24, 2021, 15:33 PM IST
Below are some facts about the different micro-organisms believed to have caused elephant deaths in the two countries.Sep 30, 2020, 01:44 AM IST
Previous research has already shown the bacteria is "good" because it calms inflammation in the gut.Jul 12, 2020, 16:08 PM IST
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati researchers have developed a low-cost, hand-held device for rapid detection of bacteria, bringing portable bacterial detection kits closer to reality.Aug 06, 2019, 16:11 PM IST
The bacteria, fungi and viruses in our food transiently colonise our gut, but cooking kills most of these, so raw fruit and vegetable are particularly important sources of gut microbes.Jul 29, 2019, 16:04 PM IST
Simple recommendation to 'eat real food', mostly plants and not too much' might be the most effective primary prevention strategy for some of the most serious conditions of our time.Jul 11, 2019, 15:50 PM IST
The study shows that a protein called thioredoxin determines the time course of the worms` sensory response to the gas.Jul 18, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found that analysis of the gut microbiome -- a collection of bacteria and other microbes in the gut -- could help better predict risk of hospitalisation for patients with cirrhosis, a condition in which the liver does not function properly.Apr 02, 2018, 13:20 PM IST
A man in the United Kingdom has been infected with the worst-ever case of gonorrhoea in the world.Mar 29, 2018, 14:49 PM IST
While rocket test flights usually have a dummy payload, SpaceX founder Musk sent up his personal Tesla Roadster instead.Feb 28, 2018, 15:55 PM IST
Scientists have developed a filling material with tiny particles made by self-assembly of antimicrobial drugs which is designed to stop bacteria in its tracks.Jan 31, 2018, 17:09 PM IST
The research also shows that humans may be having an even greater impact on levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in Earth's atmosphere than accepted evidence from climate history studies of ice cores suggests.Dec 21, 2017, 14:28 PM IST
Antibiotic resistance is one of the most pressing public health challenges and threatens the ability to effectively fight infectious diseases including pneumonia and tuberculosis.
The bacteria that most often cause bloodstream infections include the rod-shaped bacteria including Escherichia coli or E.coli, the round clusters of Staphylococcus species, and the pairs or chains of Streptococcus species.
A poll of 1,000 workers revealed that 80 percent of people working in an office wouldn’t think to wash their hands before making drinks for colleagues.Dec 12, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
The minister said that the survey findings indicate that the active trachoma infection has been eliminated among children in all the survey districts with overall prevalence of only 0.7 percent.Dec 09, 2017, 10:59 AM IST
Dentists rely on composite materials to perform restorative procedures, such as filling cavities.Dec 05, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
In a study of the microbiomes of 116 houseflies and blowflies, they found that these flies carry hundreds of different species of bacteria, many of which are harmful to humans.Nov 25, 2017, 16:26 PM IST