SMART researchers find exposing bacteria to hydrogen sulfide can increase antimicrobial sensitivity in bacteria that do not produce H2S.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~4 min
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Findings related to bacterial gene expression overturn fundamental assumptions about basic biological pathways.
Sept. 2, 2020 • ~7 min
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Bacteria linked to Crohn’s disease are difficult to grow in the lab, but MIT engineers have found a way.
Aug. 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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The company is developing treatments that restore gut bacteria in people struggling with a range of diseases.
July 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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Discovery explains why some bacteria have been able to defend against phage therapy, opens new ways to overcome existing challenges.
May 13, 2020 • ~5 min
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When searching for extraterrestrial life, astronomers may want to look at planets with hydrogen-rich atmospheres.
May 4, 2020 • ~9 min
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Report offers guidelines to help prevent viruses from tainting biopharmaceutical drugs.
April 27, 2020 • ~8 min
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Microneedles made of silk-based material can target plant tissues for delivery of micronutrients, hormones, or genes.
April 26, 2020 • ~7 min
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When they encounter nutrient oases in the marine desert, marine bacteria release a gas involved in climate regulation.
April 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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A variety of MIT research projects could aid efforts to detect and prevent the spread of coronavirus.
March 12, 2020 • ~11 min
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