Tag Bacteria - results: 48

New method of water purification: as boiling, but much better

In most cases, drinking water without prior filtration and treatment it is impossible — it may contain hazardous microbes. Ways to get rid of them are numerous: from boiling and chlorination, to disinfect under the ultraviolet lig...

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2019-03-25

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The new coating has protected ISS from superbugs

— a sterile environment without bacteria, but inside the International space station they are still there. No matter how hard the researchers, together with the astronauts on the station will still get the germs and viruses that ...

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2019-03-19

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Medieval technology will help doctors to stop the growth of bacteria

are the main cause of dangerous diseases, so the hospitals it is extremely important to keep everything clean. Accumulate on the surface of medical instruments, disease-causing microbes can be the source of the deadly infections ...

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2019-03-06

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Found correlation between poor oral hygiene and the development of cancerous tumors

There are many types of cancer and, despite the active development , scientists are trying to develop drugs against only their specific species. A new discovery made by researchers from Columbia University that can help in the tre...

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2019-03-05

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Zombie mode: scientists have discovered a new state of the bacteria

Despite its seemingly ultimate ease, the bacteria develop very clever coping strategies. For example, they can go to sleep to wait out the danger, or for the sake of his colony. It turned out that in addition to activity and dorma...

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2019-02-25

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Artificial intelligence will determine your age on intestinal microflora

Many bacteria and other tiny organisms that live in your gut, which is often referred to as the microbiome or microflora, to not just help you digest food and fight diseases. As described in detail in a new study, they also provid...

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2019-02-07

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Proven: bacteria sacrifice themselves to protect the colony from antibiotics

Despite its tiny size, bacteria are incredibly tricky. To protect themselves and their colony from the effects of antibiotics, can they evade danger by being in hibernation, or to develop a genetic resistance to the drugs. Researc...

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2019-02-06

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Scientists summed up the first results of the longest in the history of a scientific experiment

a Group of scientists from the UK (Scotland), Germany, and summed up the first results of the long-term scientific experiment in history. The purpose of the experiment is to study the viability of microbes in isolation for 500 yea...

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2019-01-29

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New ultrasound allowed us to hear the movement of bacteria

the existence Of ultrasound has long been known. For decades, technology has helped submarines to navigate in space, and that the doctors can see patients without surgical intervention. In modern ultrasound machines have capacity ...

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2019-01-18

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Bacteria in the nose can protect from the flu

When it comes to human health, many people mistakenly believe that bacteria are our enemies. They forget that they are very important for the body and performs a major role in the digestive process. Researchers from the University...

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2019-01-14

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Scientists have learned to look for the bacteria generating electricity

Some bacteria can generate electrical energy, and scientists intend to use them as an unusual property for electrochemical devices, fuel and wastewater treatment. As a rule, unusual bacteria exist in environments with low oxygen c...

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2019-01-13

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Amoeba found in the solution of complex mathematical problems faster than a computer

the Amoeba — is a simple creature, we go to school on one of the first lessons of biology. Hardly anyone considers the amoeba of highly intelligent individuals, because she doesn't have a nervous system in the usual sense. H...

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2018-12-30

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"Listening" viruses have been effective killers of bacteria

Any live structure one way or another communicate and transmit information to each other. If we are talking about bacteria, they pass each other a variety of signaling molecules. A group of scientists from Princeton University () ...

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2018-12-17

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Genetically modified bacteria can produce oxygen on Mars

Despite the fact that prior to the first mission to Mars is still far away, and colonization of the red planet while we can only dream of, scientists have been developing various options of how to equip the fourth planet from the ...

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2018-11-11

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"Bionic" — a new way of producing electricity in bacteria and nanotechnology

What can be done with ordinary mushrooms? Surely you can find not one recipe for a tasty to cook them. But as it turned out, in order to extract from mushroom of some benefit does not necessarily have a culinary talent. But if you...

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2018-11-09

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"Bacteria schrödinger": a miracle of quantum biology?

the Quantum world is very strange. In theory and in practice, to a certain extent, the principles of the quantum world require that the particle could be in two places at once — this is a paradoxical phenomenon known as a superpos...

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2018-11-08

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New drug to fight superbugs as "a Trojan horse"

In recent years, the number of superbugs (in other words, bacteria resistant to almost all known antibiotics) are becoming more and more. And this is in fact a real problem that need to do something. The obvious conclusion —...

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2018-10-30

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Bacteria, floating over our heads can influence the weather

We, the people, are proud of their abilities to adapt, but bacteria have always been a step ahead in this game, stretching for billions of years. Our microbial brothers quietly exist in the most unpleasant for the existence of env...

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2018-10-11

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Established drugs the "time bomb" to fight infections

Humanity, perhaps, its history is a relentless fight against bacteria, inventing all new and new "tools" for this battle. And most recently, as reported by the editors of the journal of the American Chemical Society, has developed...

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2018-10-10

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Discovered bacteria that can destroy nuclear waste

One of the main problems of using radioactive fuel is dumping its exhaust waste. Moreover, the risk to the environment is not so much the material as the migration of radionuclides in soil and air. But recently a group of Russian...

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2018-10-08

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