New Jersey Makes <em>Streptomyces griseus&nbsp;</em>Its Official State Microbe
New Jersey Makes Streptomyces griseus Its Official State Microbe
Governor Phil Murphy signs a bill honoring the bacterium discovered in his state’s soil, now known for its antibiotic compounds used to treat tuberculosis.
New Jersey Makes Streptomyces griseus Its Official State Microbe
New Jersey Makes Streptomyces griseus Its Official State Microbe

Governor Phil Murphy signs a bill honoring the bacterium discovered in his state’s soil, now known for its antibiotic compounds used to treat tuberculosis.

Governor Phil Murphy signs a bill honoring the bacterium discovered in his state’s soil, now known for its antibiotic compounds used to treat tuberculosis.

death, microbiology
Genetically Modified Viral Cocktail Treats Deadly Bacteria in Teen
Genetically Modified Viral Cocktail Treats Deadly Bacteria in Teen
Ashley Yeager | May 8, 2019
Tweaking the genomes of two phages and combining them with a third phage helped to clear a persistent Mycobacterium infection in the patient.
Image of the Day: Micro Cleaners
Image of the Day: Micro Cleaners
Chia-Yi Hou | May 8, 2019
Microrobots kill bacteria and clean surfaces covered in biofilm.
Image of the Day: Gastric Colonies
Image of the Day: Gastric Colonies
Chia-Yi Hou | May 6, 2019
Scientists map the presence of Helicobacter pylori in the stomach of mice, showing where the bacteria colonize the gastric glands.
Image of the Day: Amoeba Nibbles
Image of the Day: Amoeba Nibbles
Chia-Yi Hou | May 2, 2019
A pathogenic amoeba species ingests parts of human cells and steals human cell membrane proteins to display on its own surface.
FBI Investigates uBiome for Financial Misconduct
FBI Investigates uBiome for Financial Misconduct
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 29, 2019
Federal agents searched the offices of the personal microbiome testing company in San Francisco on April 26 following allegations of improperly billing health insurers.
Nearly 200,000 Viral Populations Live in the World&rsquo;s Oceans
Nearly 200,000 Viral Populations Live in the World’s Oceans
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 26, 2019
Researchers analyze 146 samples from close to 80 sites, with nearly a third of samples coming from the Arctic Ocean.
Image of the Day: Color Grid
Image of the Day: Color Grid
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 26, 2019
Researchers genetically engineered E. coli to produce colorful and fluorescent proteins originally from Cnidaria.
Image of the Day: Microbes At War
Image of the Day: Microbes At War
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 23, 2019
Scientists identify microbes in mice that help defend against Salmonella.
Q&amp;A: What to Know About the Drug-Resistant Fungus, <em>Candida auris</em>
Q&A: What to Know About the Drug-Resistant Fungus, Candida auris
Emma Yasinski | Apr 18, 2019
Fungal researcher Christina Cuomo discusses the spread of infections plaguing hospitals across the world.