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Could a 'funky' new bacteria be behind US dog health crisis?

The unknow disease sweeping across the US causes dogs to cough up blood, develop pneumonia and, in some cases, die.

Uncharted bacteria named as the primary culprit behind the dog disease(Facebook)
Published on Nov 23, 2023 07:15 PM IST

Microbiome treatments are taking off

Faecal transplants are just the start of a new sort of medicine

The microbiome process takes a strong stomach, for the donations are of fresh faecal matter. “I don’t smell it any more,” says Dr Prossomariti.(Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay )
Published on Nov 20, 2023 02:05 PM IST
The Economist

IIT Mandi devises solution for implant safety with antibacterial coating

To address the implant-associated infections, the research team devised a biocompatible, non-leaching, and contact-based antibacterial coating for implants.

According to this research, the antibacterial performance remains stable for over 30 days without any leaching from the implant surfaces.(Freepik)
Published on Nov 07, 2023 07:04 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Smoke on the water: Swetha Sivakumar on the science of steaming

What makes this such a powerful yet gentle way to cook? The lid comes off the steamer, in this week’s Sound Bites column.

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Updated on Oct 21, 2023 07:48 PM IST
BySwetha Sivakumar

‘Don’t know how big the threat is’: Deadly bacteria detected in soda fountains

Are soda fountains offering wide variety of carbonated beverages with flavoured deadly infection? New study detects deadly ‘superbug’ bacteria in soda fountains

‘We don’t know how big the threat is’: Study detects deadly ‘superbug’ bacteria in soda fountains (Photo by Instagram/thepinkpistol)
Published on Oct 11, 2023 01:46 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi
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