June 2016 featured content

Research

Our picks of the hottest research into biofilms and microbiomes.

10:1 or not?

A new preprint in BioRxiv.org has attempted to update the estimates of the ratio of human cells to bacterial cells in the human body
Go to the profile of Michael Cox
Jan 15, 2016

Modifying microbes to work for us

Interdisciplinary researchers at the Nanyang Technological University and SCELSE in Singapore have significantly boosted both energy generation and hydrogen production by coupling chemically modified bacteria with Au-TiO2 photo-anodes.
Go to the profile of Sharon Longford
Dec 11, 2015

New On Nature.com: Synbiotic Approach Restores Intestinal Homeostasis And Prolongs Survival In Leukaemic Mice With Cachexia

Published online on November 23, 2015 by The ISME Journal, this article by Laure B Bindels, Audrey M Neyrinck, Patrice D Cani and Nathalie M Delzenne (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium), Sandrine P Claus and Caroline I Le Roy (University of Reading, UK), Corinne Grangette and Bruno Pot (Université Lille Nord de France, France) and Inés Martinez and Jens Walter (University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada) is now available to view.
Go to the profile of Jen Thoroughgood
Dec 02, 2015