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Microbes on Earth Could Temporarily Survive on The Red Planet Mars, Says Study

As NASA's Perseverance rover touched down on Mars last week, a new study by scientists at the US space agency and German Aerospace Centre...

Crop Growth Can Be Improved By Using Fermented Food

Fermented food waste can boost bacteria that increase crop growth, making plants more resistant to pathogens and reducing carbon emissions from farming, a new...

Faecal Transplants Could Reverse Cognitive Decline: Study

In a unique study, researchers have found that faecal transplants could one day be used to reverse the cognitive decline that comes with ageing. Cognitive...

Explore the Evolution of Personal Hygiene

By Faiza Elmasry Frequent hand-washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds is recommended by health experts to help prevent exposure to COVID-19....

What is Contributing to Antibiotic Resistance? Know Here

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found that poor home hygiene is contributing to antibiotic resistance and following a risk-based approach is essential...

Healthy Gut Microbiome Could Protect Long Space Travellers: Study

Gut microbes have immense benefit and now, new research reports that promoting a healthy gut microbiome could protect travelers from the rigours of long...

Here’s Why Excess Consumption of Protein is Harmful for your Body

Researchers have found that a protein involved in immune response to microbes also can fuel cancer development and suppress the response to the disease. Working...

An Apple Contains 100 Million Bacteria! Are These Microbes Good for You?

Next time when you eat an apple for extra fibre, flavonoids and flavour, remember that you are also gulping down about 100 million bacteria,...

Scientists Find New Ways of Tracking Objects by Combining DNA of Dust Particles

Clothing, medicine and other items in one’s environment all have genetic markers, or fingerprints, that provide clues to where they came from, according to...

Here’s How The Microbes Help You Make a Perfect Cup of Coffee

Ever wondered what makes your coffee taste good? It's the microbes, finds a study. The study showed that lactic acid bacteria which help in the longer fermentation of coffee beans...

Scientists Think Microbes May be the Reason Behind Tunnels in Thai Garnets

Life has found a way to survive in some of the most extreme conditions imaginable. Now, scientists believe they might have found a new...

Microbes May Be Stirring Up Anxiety And Depression In Obese People

Microbes may be helping stir up anxiety and depression in obese people, if results from a new mouse study hold true in humans. The authors...

Two New Ways To Prevent Cholera: Microbes Fighting Microbes

Two promising new ways to prevent cholera are on the horizon. One is an entirely new kind of vaccine. The other is as simple...

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