bacteria

 
​Bacteria turn sewage into clean water and electricity in self-powered plant
​Bacteria turn sewage into clean water and electricity in self-powered plant
Human waste is a big problem globally. Huge networks of pipes are needed to pipe it around. Wastewater treatment plants suck in electricity and cash,...
Your toilet is cleaner than the kitchen - health study
Your toilet is cleaner than the kitchen - health study
About 85% of bath sponges and cloths in South Africa are contaminated by the E. coli bacterium – more so than toilet handles, according to the...
Fears of new deadly virus mount
Fears of new deadly virus mount
Health experts are trying to identify a new Sars-like virus that is so far known to have infected two people, one of whom is receiving intensive care...
Enzyme teaches bacteria to resist drugs
Enzyme teaches bacteria to resist drugs
The drug-resistant strain is widely seen as a product of the overprescription of antibiotics around the world.
Hospitals can wash hands of superbug
Hospitals can wash hands of superbug
Shocking reports of babies dying of infection in hospital have generated sensational headlines.  Yet it is not just a problem in...
Coming clean on our dirty washing
Coming clean on our dirty washing
Filth, actual filth, is fashionable again. Intellectually on trend. What is normally swept under the carpet is now the subject of public discussion. What does being dirty really mean?...
Creeping through our defences
Creeping through our defences
Epidemic: The Past, Present and Future of Diseases That Made Us by Dr Robert Baker

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