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Two Different Views of Micrococcus Luteus

MicroNow User, Tasha Sturm,  submitted the images below: Two different views of Micrococcus luteus, a G+ coccus, grown on blood agar for 48 […]

Microbial Sciences at ASM Microbe 2017

If you weren’t able to make it to ASM Microbe 2017 in New Orleans, and are curious about making the trip to Atlanta […]

The Effectiveness of Protective Bacteria Depends on How Pathogens Enter the Body

Protective bacteria can do their job if they are fighting an infection acquired through natural routes, such as feeding, but not if the […]

Gut Bacteria Could Protect Cancer Patients and Pregnant Women from Listeria

A microbiome of friendly bacteria from our intestinal tracts could protect immunocompromised people, such as infants, pregnant women, and cancer patients, from severe […]

A New Biocontainment Strategy for GMOs

A new control method for a genetically modified strain of E. coli bacteria has proved simple, practical, and effective, say its developers at […]

Tuberculosis Bacterium Destroys Lung Tissue by Disabling Part of the Immune System

Although tuberculosis (TB) attacks many organ systems and kills more people worldwide than any other infectious disease, it is best known for its […]

TWiV from ASM Microbe 2017

In one of the coolest TWiVs ever, Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit hosted astronaut Kate Rubins to discuss her microbiology research in space! […]

New Drug Candidate to Fight Cryptosporidiosis

Scientists from the Novartis Institute of Tropical Diseases, the University of Georgia, and Washington State University have validated a drug candidate called KDU731 […]

Lassa Virus Structure Discovered – An Effective Vaccine May Now Be Possible

After 10 years of work, two scientists have discovered the three-dimensional structure of the virus that causes Lassa fever – a hemorrhagic illness […]

Highlights : Future of ASM and President’s Forum

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