Sugars in Breast Milk Kill Pathogenic Bacteria: Study
Shawna Williams | Aug 22, 2017
Oligosaccharides from one mom wiped out a group B strep colony in culture.
Image of the Day: Dial M for Murder
The Scientist Staff | Aug 16, 2017
M proteins from Streptococcus bacteria selectively kill mouse macrophages and human macrophage-like cells by prompting cell death.
Bacteria Assails Immune System with Toxin
Ben Andrew Henry | Oct 18, 2016
A Streptococcus bacterium invades the placenta with the aid of a neutrophil-puncturing pigment.
Origins of Flesh-Eating Bacteria Uncovered
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Apr 15, 2014
Researchers construct a family tree of group A Streptococcus to trace the evolution of a “flesh-eating” strain.