Latest Pathogen Stories
New insights into a surprisingly flexible immune system present in bacteria for combating viruses and other foreign DNA invaders have been revealed by researchers from New Zealand's University of Otago and the Netherlands.
When cannibals ate brains of people who died from prion disease, many of them fell ill with the fatal neurodegenerative disease as well.
The USDA confirms TeraGanix all natural liquid probiotic formula controls pathogen salmonella in poultry growing conditions.
M2 technology expands applications through massive increase in quantification with sample to answer in less than one hour SAN DIEGO, Feb.
New research has found that two separate plagues – the Plague of Justinian of 541 and the Black Death some 800 years later – were caused by different strains of the same pathogen.
Researchers combine their efforts to investigate Knut the polar bear's death
Cell surface lipids hide molecular patterns that infection-killing cells might recognize as dangerous
A protein in Salmonella inactivates mast cells -- critical players in the body's fight against bacteria and other pathogens -- rendering them unable to protect against bacterial spread in the body
Bacteria that cause infectious diseases produce a number of cytotoxins, and an international research team has now found the mechanism behind one of these toxins.
Microbes are everywhere – thousands of species are in your mouth, and thousands are in a glass of tap water. The ones in your mouth are mostly harmless – as long as you brush and floss so they don't form a biofilm that allows gum disease a path into the blood stream.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.