April 18, 2016

Tongue coating and halitosis, mucosa and Crohn’s, biography in American forests diazotrophs, and microbes on parchment documents.


Submit your microbial artwork and win the ISMEJ cover competition! – The ISME Journal

Human oral microbiome

Tongue Coating and the Salivary Microbial Communities Vary in Children with Halitosis – Wen Re – Scientific Reports

Human respiratory microbiome

Clinical impact of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus on bacterial pneumonia: cultivation and 16S ribosomal RNA gene analysis of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid – Toshinori Kawanami – BMC Infectious Diseases

Human gut microbiome

Mucosa-attached bacterial community in Crohn’s Disease coheres with the Clinical Disease Activity Index – Holger Schäffler – Environmental Microbiology Reports

Animal microbiome

Impact of gut microbiota on the fly’s germ line – Michael Elgart – Nature Communications

Caribbean corals house shared and host-specific microbial symbionts over time and space – Nathaniel D. Chu – Environmental Microbiology Reports

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Biogeographic Patterns of Soil Diazotrophic Communities across Six Forests in the North America – Qichao Tu – Molecular Ecology

Unique Organic Matter and Microbial Properties in the Rhizosphere of a Wetland Soil – Daniel I. Kaplan – Environ. Sci. Technol.

Water microbiology

Characterization of microbial associations with methanotrophic archaea and sulfate-reducing bacteria through statistical comparison of nested Magneto-FISH enrichments – Elizabeth Trembath-Reichert – PeerJ

Air microbiology

Assessment of microbial communities in PM1 and PM10 of Urumqi during winter – Huange Gou – Environmental Pollution

Waste and pollution microbiology

Geochemical and temporal influences on the enrichment of acidophilic iron-oxidizing bacterial communities – Yizhi Sheng – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

ReviewInsights into microbial diversity in wastewater treatment systems: How far have we come? – Isabel Ferrera – Biotechnology Advances

Built environment microbiology

Evaluation of a Parchment Document, the 13th Century Incorporation Charter for the City of Krakow, Poland, for Microbial Hazards – Tomasz Lech – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Extraction of Aerosol-Deposited Yersinia pestis from Indoor Surfaces To Determine Bacterial Environmental Decay – Ian M. Gut- Applied and Environmental Microbiology

More microbiology

Mechanisms of Bacterial (Serratia marcescens) Attachment to, Migration along, and Killing of Fungal Hyphae – Tal Hover – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Principles for designing synthetic microbial communities – Nathan I Johns – Current Opinion in Microbiology

Microbes and art

Bacteria Rule Everything Around Me – Geoff Manaugh – BLDG blog

‘Financial Growth’ reveals just how much coins and money can communicate, transfer and exchange – Heidi Hinder

Microbes in the news

In Dutch, with quotes from me: Ineens zit je wel en wee in je darm – Sander Voormolen – NRC

The Endurance of Microbiology: An Interview with Mike Jetten, Mark Martin, Ute Römling, and Victor Torres – Trends in Microbiology

‘We have never been this close’: The campaign to eradicate polio takes a giant step forward – Helen Branswell – STAT News

Antarctica research published – Mike Henson – Thrash Lab

Q&A with Councilor Eva Harris on battle against Zika – American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Creating a biobank of the Flagstaff community: Me and my microbiota – Tom Carpenter – AZ Daily Sun

The Human Body’s Complicated Relationship With Fungi – Bret Stetka – WCQS

Queens University student discovers a virus strain – News Observer

Researchers chew over the differences in mouth bacteria in horses – HorseTalk

Newly discovered microbe keeps teeth healthy: Bacteria may offer a new way to prevent cavities – Society for Science

Next job for the microbiome: Tagging criminals – Andrew Porterfield – Genetic Literacy Project

Great Barrier Reef: the scale of bleaching has the most sober scientists worried – James Woodford – The Guardian

Viruses Find Love In A Boiling Place – Inside Science

UB establishes Center for Microbiome Research – University at Buffalo

Cow’s milk has vital prebiotic for a healthy baby’s microbiome – New Scientist

Mainstreaming the Microbiome – Susan K Finston – Biotech blog

Study: Jet Hand Dryers Blast Bacteria Around Bathrooms with Terrifying Force – Ed Jones – Modern Readers


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