In the United States, nearly one in 25 patients will acquire an infection during a hospital stay–in 2011, 158,000 of those infections were related to a surgical procedure. You might think that the solution to this problem is nuking patients with…
Bacteria and other microbes that help decompose dead bodies follow the same patterns no matter when, where, or what kind of species they're feasting on, according to a new study published today in Science.
Microbiologist heaven: A Q&A with @gilbertjacka on the Unified Microbiome Initiative
Prof. Jack Gilbert talks about the Unified Microbiome Initiative, a new national effort to support basic research, technological development and commercial applications to better understand Earth’s vast systems of microorganisms.
New research by Sliman Bensmaia brings neuroscientists one step closer to re-creating the music of the sense of touch by describing all of the notes that can be played in the brain through electrical stimuli.