Keeping parasites from sticking to mosquito guts could block disease transmission

Keeping parasites from sticking to mosquito guts could block disease transmission

A group of microorganisms known as kinetoplastids includes the parasites that cause devastating dise...
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C. difficile resists hospital disinfectant, persists on hospital gowns, stainless steel

C. difficile resists hospital disinfectant, persists on hospital gowns, stainless steel

Surgical gowns and stainless steel remained contam...
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Gene activity database could spare thousands of mice

Gene activity database could spare thousands of mice

The data, published in Nature Communications and a...
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Cannabidiol is a powerful new antibiotic

Cannabidiol is a powerful new antibiotic

New research has found that Cannnabidiol is active...
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Dangerous brain parasite ‘orders in’ for dinner

Dangerous brain parasite ‘orders in’ for dinner

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medici...
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New species of ‘golden death’ bacterium digests parasitic worms from the inside out

New species of ‘golden death’ bacterium digests parasitic worms from the inside out

A new species of bacterium, Chryseobacterium nemat...
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Researchers find trigger that turns strep infections into flesh-eating disease: Discovery may also help scientists develop childbed fever vaccine

Researchers find trigger that turns strep infections into flesh-eating disease: Discovery may also help scientists develop childbed fever vaccine

Houston Methodist infectious disease scientists ha...
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Engineering a cancer-fighting virus

Engineering a cancer-fighting virus

An engineered virus kills cancer cells more effect...
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Bacteria-based drug delivery system that outperforms conventional methods

Bacteria-based drug delivery system that outperforms conventional methods

An interdisciplinary team of three Virginia Tech f...
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