Research shows how bacteria communicate with each other

Jerusalem, March 1, 2011 — A pathway whereby bacteria communicate with each other has been discovered by researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The discovery has important implications for efforts to cope with the spread of harmf…

Finding new ways to tackle environmental diseases

Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed a new approach to studying potentially deadly disease-causing bacteria which could help speed up the process of finding vaccines.
Dr Andrea Dowling, from the Centre for Ecology and Conservatio…

Stomach bacteria need vitamin to establish infection

Scientists have determined that Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium that causes peptic ulcers and some forms of stomach cancer, requires the vitamin B6 to establish and maintain chronic infection, according to research published this week in the onli…

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