This microbe no longer needs to eat food to grow, thanks to a bit of genetic engineering

Synthetic biologists have performed a biochemical switcheroo. They’ve re-engineered a bacterium that normally eats a diet of simple […]

Anti-Aging Discovery Could Lead to Restorative Skin Treatments

Despite a multi-billion-dollar skin care industry and plenty of marketing claims, nothing exists that can prevent our skin […]

Announcement of the Seminar report in December 2019

Seminar topic: “In vitro propagation of Adenosma indianum (Lour.) Merr” * Time: 15:30 on Friday, December 13rd 2019 […]

Unlocking the biochemical treasure chest within microbes

Secondary metabolites — the compounds produced by microbes to mediate internal and external messaging, self-defense, and chemical warfare […]

Bacteria may contribute more to climate change as planet heats up

As bacteria adapt to hotter temperatures, they speed up their respiration rate and release more carbon, potentially accelerating […]