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An examination of known growth laws that were discovered recently, led to the discovery of new growth laws
A new international study on treatment using the PASA16 phage (a virus that only kills bacteria), showed a success rate of over 80% and gives hope for a beneficial treatment for resistant infections
The new system was discovered in bacteria - but is also used in corals, bees and others
Degeneration of the cells of the immune system in the brain may be the biological cause of depression, and there may be substances that can restore these cells - and be antidepressants
Bacteria that are carried in the air for great distances on particles land in part on the ground while they are alive - and ready to multiply
For many years, researchers from all over the world have debated the question: how do bacteria move? A new international study sheds light on the movement mechanism of those microscopic creatures, through a reexamination of the proteins that make them up
Nanotechnology engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed tiny robots - micro-robots, in their full name - that are able to swim inside the lungs, reach the bacteria that cause pneumonia, kill them and reverse the damage they do to the body
How did evolution overcome the lack of order in the storage of genetic information in the transition from bacteria to more developed creatures?
Nicotine and other compounds found in cigarettes penetrate the intestine through the bloodstream and change the composition of the intestinal bacteria and their products
A defense mechanism discovered in bacteria may make it possible to improve the resistance of agricultural crops to pests
The institute's scientists and their research partners from the Technion and Tel Aviv University have for the first time created mixed beams of individual atoms
The intestinal bacteria have an effect on chronic diseases such as: diabetes, obesity and even mental illnesses. Dr. Omri Koren talks about the research focused on the microbiome
Treating the host and not the bacteria is a breakthrough for the development of innovative and effective treatments that do not cause the development of resistance to antibiotics
And what does it have to do with the Genesis mission that crashed on the moon? For 50 years, government organizations adhered to the accepted rules and laws for self-defense of the solar system against terrestrial pollution. Now they are being joined by an increasing number of commercial space missions. How to enforce the law on them?
This is how bacteria turn the cells of the immune system into an all-inclusive hotel: bacteria swallowed by macrophages sometimes succeed not only in surviving but even thriving inside them, as if they were incubators that help spread the infection in the body - and not soldiers in the service of the immune system
Graphene shell helps particles destroy drug-resistant bacteria in wastewater treated in dedicated facilities
Astronomers have discovered a rare element - phosphine - in the clouds of the planet Venus. On Earth, this gas is only produced in industry or it is emitted by bacteria living in an oxygen-limited environment
These days, the ability of these substances to fight viruses that harm humans, including the flu and corona viruses, is being tested
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