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Study suggests green tea extracts could reduce risk of infection with diarrhoea-causing norovirus
Health

Study suggests green tea extracts could reduce risk of infection with diarrhoea-causing norovirus

Scientists also found that green tea extract in combination with chitosan films can reduce levels of bacteria such as E coli and L innocua to undetectable levels after 24 hours of exposure

Can coronavirus stay viable on food and infect you? Understanding the novel virus is important to answers these questions
World

Can coronavirus stay viable on food and infect you? Understanding the novel virus is important to answers these questions

Experts say there’s no evidence that COVID-19 sickens people through their digestive systems.

Here’s a look at some of the bugs that cause diarrhoea and the climate they thrive in
Health

Here’s a look at some of the bugs that cause diarrhoea and the climate they thrive in

Research shows that diarrhoea follows specific seasonal patterns that can vary with geographical location and climate.

The humble tea towel in your kitchen is harbouring some nasty bacteria
Health

The humble tea towel in your kitchen is harbouring some nasty bacteria

University of Mauritius researchers collected 100 tea towels and cultured the bacteria from them to identify the types and load of bacteria.

Scientists solve the mystery of how salmonella bacteria infects plants
science

Scientists solve the mystery of how salmonella bacteria infects plants

Salmonella sneaks in through a tiny gap created when a lateral root branches out.

Women in Science: Molecular biophysicist R Mahalakshmi on solving the century-old protein-folding problem
Life

Women in Science: Molecular biophysicist R Mahalakshmi on solving the century-old protein-folding problem

But how do proteins fold? What decides their structure and what makes them stay folded? Mahalakshmi is one of the many scientists in the world trying to solve the century-old protein-folding problem.

Researchers use CRISPR gene editing to disrupt antibiotic-resistance in bacteria
science

Researchers use CRISPR gene editing to disrupt antibiotic-resistance in bacteria

The method doesn’t make permanent genome changes, affecting expression of bacterial genes instead

Fish breeding often involves use of antibiotics, chemicals which harm human health and alter ecosystem
India

Fish breeding often involves use of antibiotics, chemicals which harm human health and alter ecosystem

Antibiotics affect all the flora and fauna around the fish farms and alter the ecosystem. Nobody is safe anymore. First you eat the fish. Then it eats you.

Water samples from food vendors in South Mumbai contaminated with E-coli bacteria
Mumbai

Water samples from food vendors in South Mumbai contaminated with E-coli bacteria

It's the rainy season and the most common problem the urban residents face across Indian towns and cities is through contaminated water.

Anti-biotic resistant bacteria found in Aligarh hospital sewage
Life

Anti-biotic resistant bacteria found in Aligarh hospital sewage

A deadly bacteria variant known as NDM-4, which is also called the "super bug", has been found by the medical researchers at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College of Aligarh Muslim University from the hospital's sewage.