bacteria

The secret to longevity is in the microbiome and the gut

Published: 31May2018

You are what you eat. Or so the saying goes. Science now tells us that we are what the bacteria living in our intestinal tract eat and this could have an influence on how well we age. Building on...

Plants, fungi and bacteria work together to clean polluted land

Published: 28Mar2018

Highly complex interactions among roots, fungi and bacteria underlie the ability of some trees to clean polluted land, according to a novel study by bioinformatics and plant-biology experts from...

Could maple syrup help cut use of antibiotics?

Published: 16Apr2015

A concentrated extract of maple syrup makes disease-causing bacteria more susceptible to antibiotics, according to laboratory experiments by researchers at McGill University.