Latest microbiology News

Partnering with traditional healers boosts HIV testing in Uganda
Potential new strategy to combat urinary tract infections
Saliva-based Covid test may provide at-home results in 30 minutes
Gel fights drug-resistant bacteria and induces body’s natural immune defense
Sim City for food science takes on Listeria outbreaks
TB research will make ‘enormous global health impact’
Sequencing Unknown Made Easy: MetaPlatanus Improves Metagenome Assembly
Russell lab wins grant to develop new tuberculosis drugs
Grant to advance research into severe bacterial pneumonia
Penn State researchers developing genomic resources to identify novel pathogens
Vaccine is best way to manage flu during pandemic
Dynamic twists and loops can enable DNA to modulate its function
New bacteria ID will help apple juice producers avoid spoilage
Fast Five with Dr Guillaume Mric
Study shows why some people may become seriously ill from meningococcal bacteria
Laboratory upgrades on track to protect State’s biosecurity defences
Promising vaccine for Crimean-Congo virus
New study explains important cause of fatal influenza
New type of immunotherapy may pave way for better cancer treatments
Point of care imaging can help patients receive sight saving treatments faster
CDU secures $2million research boost
NIH extends funding of research into deadly Nipah virus
Altered ‘coat’ disguises fatal brain virus from neutralizing antibodies
Dairy cows exposed to heavy metals worsen antibiotic-resistant pathogen crisis
Teaming up: Coronavirus research at Cornell
Spore formation in fast motion: More or Better?
Iowa awards $2 million CARES Act grant to universities to study COVID-19 nanovaccine
UW jumps two spots to No. 8 in US News Best Global Universities ranking
Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible
Molecular microbiologist wins Georgina Sweet award
Professor Stephen Holgate receives Knighthood in Queen’s Birthday Honours List
Researchers receive $17 million investment in pathogen genomics
Emmanuelle Charpentier honoured with 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Dr. Susan Rosenberg honored with NIH Director’s Pioneer Award
IL-21 protein a key part of immune response to central nervous system infections
Detecting SARS-CoV2 using Houston’s wastewater
Drop in GP diagnosis of common health conditions revealed in Salford from March to May
Deciphering plant pathogen origin delivers biosecurity boost to Aussie crops
Norovirus strains differ in sensitivity to body’s first line of defense
Global chase for microbiome
Researchers identify nanobody that may prevent COVID-19 infection
Australian Health Protection Principal Committee statement on Infection Control Expert Group
Iowa State to open new COVID-19 testing center
Vaccine alliance for national COVID-19 vaccine screening and development programme
A tale of two viruses: what you need to know this fall about COVID-19 and flu
Leap Forward in Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
Insect wings inspire new ways to fight superbugs
Microbes living on air a global phenomenon