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#WhatTheFAQ: All about Shigella, the bacterium that caused the death of 16-year-old Kerala girl

We reveal the symptoms, precautions and cure of the bacteria which causes severe diarrhoea in its patients plus how death is possible in severe cases

Published on 6th May 2022
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IIT Madras is now a step closer in understanding environmental-friendly bio-cement from bacteria

Cement production is one of the most CO2 emitting industries. Developing alternative sustainable process for manufacturing cement to reduce emissions is very important

Published on 30th April 2022
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IIT Kanpur's nanoparticles can protect agricultural crops from fungal, bacterial infections. Here's how

The invention of these novel nanoparticles would prove to act as shields to protect crops, especially rice crop, from infection and diseases

Published on 28th February 2022
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BHU scientists find cure for chronic wounds. Here's how they managed it 

The team led by Prof Gopal Nath of the department of Microbiology said that wounds that took months and years to heal, could now be cured in days or months

Published on 18th January 2022
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COVID lockdown reduced the transmission of deadly invasive bacteria: Lancet study

The rapid spread of COVID-19 forced many countries to lockdown and create national containment policies leading to a significant reduction in people's movements in all countries

Published on 28th May 2021
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A study says that obesity protects you against death in severe bacterial infection

The population-based study involved observations, over a nine-month period, of all 2,196 individual adults receiving care for suspected severe bacterial infection at Skaraborg Hospital in Skovde

Published on 25th May 2021
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IISc researchers identify new blood-based biomarker to distinguish between bacterial and viral infections 

In the new study, published in the journal 'EBioMedicine', the IISc researchers have developed such a test using patient blood transcriptomes and sophisticated computational modelling

Published on 17th May 2021
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This hydrogel by Swedish researchers treats wounds and also protects against resistant bacteria

The new material offers great hope for combating a growing global problem. The World Health Organisation describes antibiotic-resistant bacteria as one of the greatest threats to global health

Published on 11th May 2021
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IIT Mandi researchers develop anti-bacterial, self-cleaning face masks and PPE

The developed nanomaterial can clean the mask by simply keeping it in bright sunlight and make it ready to wear again

Published on 19th April 2021
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Study reveals that microplastics in sewage become 'hubs' for drug-resistant bacteria

According to the study, microplastics allow the formation of a slimy layer on their surface which allows bacteria and antibiotic waste to attach and mingle

Published on 26th March 2021
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Bacteria found aboard International Space Station suggests plant growth in space: UoH, NASA study

The researchers named the novel species as Methylobacterium ajmalii, in honour of the renowned Indian biodiversity scientist, Dr Ajmal Khan, former Professor at Annamalai University in Tamil Nadu

Published on 25th March 2021
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Study proposes low cost, high efficiency anti-bacterial masks

A team of scientists have put together various techniques for decontamination and reuse of respiratory masks based on experimental data and guidelines issued by the Center for Disease Control

Published on 2nd March 2021
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Study sheds light on why some people may become seriously ill from meningococcal bacteria

The researchers linked RNA mutations within the bacterium Neisseria meningitides to invasive meningococcal disease, marking the first time a non-coding RNA in a bacterium has been linked to disease 

Published on 8th December 2020
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IIT Roorkee researchers develop the world’s first specific bacterial biosensor to detect environmental pollutant

The biosensor showed a satisfactory and reproducible recovery rate for the detection of SDS in real samples of sewage water, river water, and pond water

Published on 11th November 2020
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Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture's bacteria-eating virus tech now available to shrimp farms

According to ICAR-CIBA, bacteriophages and their lytic enzymes are in use for therapy of bacterial infections in human and animals, as bio-control agents for food protection 

Published on 21st September 2020

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