Disturbed Microbes Contribute to Lung Damage from Oxygen Treatment
Disturbed Microbes Contribute to Lung Damage from Oxygen Treatment
In humans, higher oxygen levels during ventilation are tied to an altered bacterial composition in the lungs, and mouse experiments show a causative link.
Disturbed Microbes Contribute to Lung Damage from Oxygen Treatment
Disturbed Microbes Contribute to Lung Damage from Oxygen Treatment

In humans, higher oxygen levels during ventilation are tied to an altered bacterial composition in the lungs, and mouse experiments show a causative link.

In humans, higher oxygen levels during ventilation are tied to an altered bacterial composition in the lungs, and mouse experiments show a causative link.

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Cells’ Oxygen Sensing Discovery Earns Nobel Prize
Cells’ Oxygen Sensing Discovery Earns Nobel Prize
Emily Makowski | Oct 7, 2019
For the Physiology or Medicine award, Peter Ratcliffe, William Kaelin, and Gregg Semenza are credited with figuring out molecular and genetic responses to oxygen levels.
Naked Mole Rats Can Survive Long Periods Without Oxygen
Naked Mole Rats Can Survive Long Periods Without Oxygen
Diana Kwon | Apr 25, 2017
The resilient rodents switch to fructose metabolism in order to survive for up to 18 minutes in anaerobic conditions.
“Harmless” Oral Microbe Can Enable Pathogen
“Harmless” Oral Microbe Can Enable Pathogen
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 12, 2016
By making oxygen more available, a benign bacterium can provide better growth conditions for a virulent one, according to a study.
Bursting Cancer’s Bubble
Bursting Cancer’s Bubble
Ruth Williams | Mar 31, 2015
Scientists make oxygen-filled microbubbles designed to increase tumor sensitivity to radiation.
Pondering Photosynthesis
Pondering Photosynthesis
Tracy Vence | Sep 30, 2013
New research uncovers previously unappreciated insights into the evolution of the well-studied energy-producing process.
Microparticles Deliver Oxygen
Bob Grant | Jun 29, 2012
Researchers have developed fast-dissolving particles that may one day prevent organ damage or death by instantly infusing oxygen into the blood.
Digging the Underground Life
Digging the Underground Life
Thomas J. Park and Rochelle Buffenstein | May 31, 2012
A rare peek inside the subterranean home of the naked mole-rat
Underground Supermodels
Underground Supermodels
Thomas J. Park and Rochelle Buffenstein | May 31, 2012
What can a twentysomething naked mole-rat tell us about fighting pain, cancer, and aging?
Yeast Don't Need Oxygen
Bob Grant | Aug 11, 2011
Scientists discover that ancestors of the unicellular fungi can synthesize essential biomolecules with only trace levels of O2.