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Home birth may start babies off with health-promoting microbes

Joan Combellick, Yale University For all of human history, babies have been born where their mothers lived – whether in a house, hut or cave....

Bacteria live on our eyeballs — and understanding their role could...

Tony St. Leger, University of Pittsburgh You may be familiar with the idea that your gut and skin are home to a collection of microbes...

Microbes that live in fishes’ slimy mucus coating could lead chemists...

Sandra Loesgen, Oregon State University One day in the future, you may take a pill to treat an illness – and owe your recovery to...

Small streams and wetlands are key parts of river networks –...

Ellen Wohl, Colorado State University The Trump administration is proposing to redefine a key term in the Clean Water Act: “Waters of the United States.”...

How to train the body’s own cells to combat antibiotic resistance

Zahidul Alam, University of Pennsylvania Drug-resistant superbugs have threatened human health for decades. The situation is getting worse because of the shortage of new antibiotics....

Why washing your hands well is so important to protect your...

Michelle Sconce Massaquoi, University of Oregon During my second year of graduate school, I moved in with my sister’s family to save money. “You must...

Bacteria may be powerful weapon against antibiotic resistance

Terence Crofts, Washington University in St Louis When I was a child, my parents gave me a sweet pink syrup to destroy the bacteria causing...

You (and most of the millions of holiday travelers you encounter)...

Michelle Sconce Massaquoi, University of Oregon For my fourth-grade science fair project, I tested different soaps to see which ones were the most effective at...

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What your hand grip says about your strength through life

By Richard Dodds, University of Southampton More of us are living longer, but a crucial qualifying factor needs to be considered: namely whether this added...