02-24-2024
Bacteria in livestock are major drivers of human antibiotic resistance
Researchers at Duke University's Department of Biomedical Engineering have made a significant breakthrough in understanding how antibiotic resistance genes spread among pathogens and contribute to the development of resistance against new antibiotics.  This critical research, led by Professor Lingchong You and the team working in his lab, has identified a direct correlation between the exposure of bacteria to antibiotics and the increase in identical copies of resistance genes within their genomes. Studying antibiotic resistant bacteria The study reveals that bacteria in environments with high antibiotic usage tend...
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03-16-2017
Just like millennials, grown penguins still mooch off parents
Human millennials get a lot of flack these days for...
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03-15-2017
The colorful hidden life of the polka dot tree frog
The polka dot tree frog has a colorful hidden life....
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03-15-2017
Plant fossil dates complex life back another 400 million years
Did relatively complex life on Earth begin hundreds of million...
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03-15-2017
Rats have infested the world’s islands
Is there a more idyllic vacation for two than your...
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03-14-2017
Sharks swimming toward Cape Cod in rising numbers
The most famous shark film of all time, Jaws, was...
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03-13-2017
Overuse of antibiotics may cause death for bees
Antibiotics kill bacteria. We’ve known that since the 1920s. But...
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03-13-2017
Film Review, Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret
Ignore the punny title if you can. Cowspiracy, now streaming...
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03-13-2017
Rhinoceros poaching in Paris puts zoos worldwide on high alert
Last week, a white rhinoceros named Vince was killed by...
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03-13-2017
Vaccine could protect chimps from Ebola virus
A new vaccine could protect chimpanzees and gorillas from the...
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03-10-2017
Birds are victims of lethal dehydration from climate change
One of the most serious repercussions of climate change is...
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03-08-2017
Fossilized poop discovery provides important clues to dino diet
To scientists, poop can be an exciting discovery. At least,...
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03-08-2017
Will climate change make black swan events more common?
Black swan events is the lyrical name given to describe...
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