All posts in " Bacteria "
Share

Gangrene-causing bacteria could treat late-stage cancers – study

While it may be lethal in high doses, a new study suggests that a gangrene-causing bacteria could prove a promising treatment for late-stage cancer tumours that have become immune to existing treatments. Conducted by doctors at the University of Texas, the ground-breaking study saw late-stage cancer patients’ tumours injected with spores of a modified bacterial […]

Share

Earth must strengthen its defenses against mutant space bacteria – Russian scientists

Terrestrial bacteria that were sent to space and returned changed now pose a threat to the existence of life on Earth, and measures must be taken planetside to contain them, Russian scientists said. A Russian experiment called ‘Biorisk’ has revealed that various microorganisms from Earth were able to survive in the harsh conditions of space […]

Share

New ‘nightmare bacteria verging on untreatable’ now in every US state

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is warning Americans about a drug-resistant “nightmare bacteria” that has spread to every state after more than 200 cases last year. More than 23,000 Americans die each year from infections caused by drug-resistant germs, according to the CDC, and last year a first-of-its-kind nationwide study uncovered 221 instances […]

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons