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Bacterial Biosensors Detect Cancer DNA

A recent study published in Science has unveiled the potential of engineering a well-known bacterium, Acinetobacter baylyi, to detect cancer […]

Dialling down bacterial resistance

‘Dialling down bacterial resistance’ – Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer. A paper published in Science Advances has identified a […]

Bacteria drive pathology in Parkinson’s disease

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer. A study led by researchers from the University of Helsinki indicates that Desulfovibrio bacteria […]

Multidrug resistant bacteria effectively targeted with newly designed antibacterials

Researchers have developed an antibacterial compound that is effective against multidrug resistant bacteria. The study, published in Nature Communications, combined […]

Gut bacteria impact motivation to exercise in mice

Researchers have identified a gut-to-brain pathway in mice that may be the key to unlocking the motivation to exercise. The […]

Stable transgene expression using native gut bacteria in mice

Written by Liam Little, Science Writer A study published in Cell provides a new proof-of-concept for the delivery of live […]

Bacteria Linked to Prostate Cancer Could Be a New Disease Biomarker

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Finding biomarkers in the urine of patients with aggressive prostate cancer would help identify […]

Using metagenomics to analyse bacteria in the human gut microbiome

Researchers have recently used metagenomics to investigate the evolution and persistence of bacteria in the human gut microbiome. The human […]

Bacterial strains isolated from the International Space Station

Researchers have discovered three bacterial strains aboard the International Space Station that may help create the fuel to allow plants […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week Ending 14th June

We had a fun-filled few days at The Festival of Genomics and Biodata last week, but that doesn’t mean there […]