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Last 2 days left to participate in 3rd edition of National...

The deadline for submissions to C-CAMP’s National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition 2019, India’s largest platform to showcase game-changing business ideas in biosciences is 14th September 2019. Check out the details....................

IIT Guwahati researchers develop hand-held device to detect bacteria

This novel, low-cost diagnostic device is a biocompatible sensor that can detect bacteria without cell culture and microbiological assays, thereby useful not only in healthcare but also in anti-bioterrorism measures and environmental monitoring applications...................

Suicide system in tuberculosis bacteria might hold key to treatment

The genome of the bacterium that causes TB holds a special toxin-antitoxin system with spectacular action: once the toxin is activated, all bacterial cells die, stopping the disease............…….

Selenium nanoparticles may act like antibacterial agents

The antibacterial effect of selenium may be due to the fact that at a particular concentration nano-selenium interacts with the bacterial cell surface and penetrates into the cell, thus causing damage.............

Seaweed-silver combo can fight drug-resistant bacteria in biofilms

Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT-Roorkee) have developed a new eco-friendly nanocomposite that promises to help fight the problem of such antibiotic resistance more effectively...................

Drug resistant infections associated with higher in hospital mortality rate in...

Researchers analyzed antimicrobial susceptibility testing results and mortality outcomes for over 4,000 patients who visited one of ten tertiary or quaternary referral hospitals across India in 2015...………..

How heavy metals are helping spread drug resistance

Researchers have identified exposure to cadmium as a reason for Salmonella becoming resistant to antibiotics and have deciphered how cadmium affects the bacteria.......................

C-CAMP’s selection as a ‘CARB-X Accelerator’ to boost AMR R&D projects

As part of this partnership, C-CAMP will provide business, technical and ancillary support to CARB-X funded 'fighting drug resistant bacteria' focused R&D projects as well potential grantees...…….....

Gut bacteria are a reservoir of drug resistance genes, find THSTI...

Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad based scientists have found that friendly gut bacteria are a reservoir of drug resistance genes which when transferred to disease-causing bacteria may make them untreatable...............

First global survey of soil genomics reveals a war between fungi...

The results from a recent global study show that bacteria and fungi are in constant competition for nutrients and produce an arsenal of antibiotics to gain an advantage over one another...................