Tag Archives: bacteria

LMU: Scientists uncovered the mechanism that permits the bacterium Staphyloccus epidermidis to bind to host tissues

LMU researchers have characterized the physical mechanism that enables a widespread bacterial pathogen to adhere to the tissues of its human host. MÜNCHEN, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bacterial pathogens have evolved highly effective strategies that enable them to adhere to … Read the full press release

With air pollution in Paris and London hitting Beijing and Delhi levels, Blueair warns indoor air can bring its own health hazards

Stockholm, Sweden, 24-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Blueair, the world’s leading mobile indoor air purifying technologies company, Monday warned that indoor air in homes and offices can be many times more polluted than the air outside. Commenting on the recent severe smog … Read the full press release

University of York research: Bacteria are as individual as people

YORK, 20-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Bacteria are as individual as people, according to new research by Professor Peter Young and his team in the Department of Biology at the University of York. Bacteria are essential to health, agriculture and the environment, … Read the full press release

Leeds and Macquarie Universities study identified resistance protein that allows bacteria to survive chlorhexidine commonly used in hospital wipes, cleansers and mouthwashes

Leeds, UK, 07-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers have identified a resistance protein that allows bacteria to survive chlorhexidine, an antiseptic commonly used in wipes, cleansers and mouthwashes in hospitals. A study led jointly by the University of Leeds and Macquarie University … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham study reveals polymers can disrupt the way in which bacteria communicate with each other

Nottingham, UK, 12-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Artificial materials based on simple synthetic polymers can disrupt the way in which bacteria communicate with each other, a study led by scientists at The University of Nottingham has shown. The findings, published in the journal Nature … Read the full press release