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Ancient yeast leavens bread

Added: 7 Aug 2019

A 4,500-year-old strain of yeast sampled from ancient Egyptian pottery has been used to bake bread.

Porous rocks support prebiotic evolution theory

Added: 7 Aug 2019

The water-air interface found at pores in volcanic rocks could have been the location of the chemic…

UK food safety company partners cannabis producer

Added: 5 Aug 2019

Scottish food safety company R-Biopharm Rhône will supply its test kits to an unnamed Canadian cann…

Agar Scientific buys London Resin Company

Added: 2 Aug 2019

Laboratory equipment supplier Agar Scientific has acquired London Resin Company for an undisclosed …

Algal biofuels face diverse pathogens

Added: 24 Jul 2019

DNA analysis of a predatory bacterium has revealed a much higher level of genetic diversity than pr…

Electrical pulses identify live bacteria

Added: 19 Jun 2019

A new bioelectrical device that can differentiate dead or alive bacteria within minutes could offer…

Plague bacterium located in Britain

Added: 6 Jun 2019

The first genetic evidence of the Justinian Plague in the British Isles suggests multiple strains o…

Climate change boosts banana disease

Evoluted New Media | Added: 10 May 2019

Climate change has been found to raise the risk of a fungal disease in banana crops.!--more--

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Antimicrobial microrobots remove biofilms

Evoluted New Media | Added: 3 May 2019

Magnetic microrobots could offer an alternative to antibacterial drugs as a way of destroying biofi…

Oil-degrading bacterium

Evoluted New Media | Added: 15 Apr 2019

Hydrocarbon-eating bacteria found in the deepest part of the Earth’s oceans could help clean up mad…

Chlorophyll-producing organism is non-photosynthetic

Evoluted New Media | Added: 9 Apr 2019

Biologists have identified the first organism that can produce chlorophyll but does not engage in p…

NASA details ISS microbes

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 Apr 2019

A comprehensive study of bacteria and fungi found on surfaces on the International Space Station co…

Mutation found in drug-resistant fungus

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Apr 2019

A newly identified genetic mutation in a drug resistant fungus may help in the fight against antimi…

Silver lining kills superbugs

Evoluted New Media | Added: 25 Mar 2019

An silver coating has been found to reduce antimicrobial resistance aboard the International Space …

Synthetic biology takes on ancient evolutionary mysteries

Evoluted New Media | Added: 16 Nov 2018

Synthetic biologists in the US have engineered organisms similar to those thought to have lived bil…

AMR needs top policy priority

Evoluted New Media | Added: 9 Nov 2018

The House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee, has called for Antimicrobial Resistance to b…

Gut microbiome plays role in evolution

Evoluted New Media | Added: 22 Oct 2018

By using a novel system of taxonomy a team has made a key advance toward understanding which of the…

Graphene spikes slice away infection

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 May 2018

A tiny layer of graphene flakes could become a deadly weapon against bacteria according to scientis…

Bacteria used to block dengue and Zika

Evoluted New Media | Added: 15 Feb 2018

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have found a bacterial strain which blocks dengue and Zika …

Old dog, new tricks for TB antibiotic

Evoluted New Media | Added: 17 Jan 2018

Tuberculosis could be fought more effectively with future drugs – thanks to new research into an ol…