May 2, 2016

Pregnancy and birth

Review: Impact of early gut microbiota on immune and metabolic development and function – Mei Wang – Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine

Human oral microbiome

Recent advances in salivary cancer diagnostics enabled by biosensors and bioelectronics
Saswat Mishra – Biosensors and Bioelectronics

Human gut microbiome

Underlying molecular and cellular mechanisms in childhood irritable bowel syndrome – Bruno P. Chumpitazi – Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Natural decay process affects the abundance and community structure of Bacteria and Archaea in Picea abies logs – J.M. Rinta-Kanto – FEMS Microbiology Ecology

Built environment microbiome

Ciprofloxacin residue and antibiotic-resistant biofilm bacteria in hospital effluent – Jérôme Ory – Environmental Pollution

Melding the Old with the New: Trends in Methods Used to Identify, Monitor, and Control Microorganisms on Cultural Heritage Materials – Patricia Sanmartín – Microbial Ecology

Pollution and waste microbiology

Effect of thermal pretreatment on the biogas production and microbial communities balance during anaerobic digestion of urban and industrial waste activated sludge – Hajer Ennouri – Bioresource Technology

Food microbiology

Microbiological characterisation and volatiles profile of model, ex-novo, and traditional Italian white wheat sourdoughs – Valery Ripari – Food Chemistry

Microbes in the news

PTSD could be prevented with gut microbes, study suggests – Catharine Paddock – Medical News Today

3 years, 3 countries, 222 children: Big gut data tracks impact of hygiene on microbiome – Will Chu – Nutraingredients

Debunking “microbiome causes autism” myths – Exposing Autism One

DNA Genotek’s microbiome collection and stabilization blog. Advancing microbiome discoveries: An update on our grant winners – Megan McGrath – DNA Genotek

SCSU students present antibiotic research on Capitol Hill – Brian Zahn – New Haven Register

Mumbai: Microbiology students create trim almond truffle – Phorum Dalal – Mid Day

Students get a close up view on microbiology. Presentation demonstrated how bacteria plays a role in everyday life – Carolyn Blackburne – Your 4 State

Enlightening the World of Five-Year-Olds: Hand Washing Activity Shines Light on Germs – University of South Carolina Upstate

Using the microbiome to predict risk of infection following chemotherapy – Emmanuel Montassier & Dan Knights – BioMed Central Blog

Novel, bacteria-repelling biomaterial could increase the success of medical implants – Science Daily

Scientists reveal the secret of antibiotic-resistant bacteria – Phys.org

Citizen-scientists to help swimmers ID bacteria-filled lakes – The Eagle

Science, publishing, and career

This hilarious Twitter account uses Lego to show the realities of academia – Jacinta Bowler – Science Alert

Image Manipulation: Cleaning Up the Scholarly Record – Phil Davis – The Scholarly Kitchen

Bacteria in state’s drinking water is ‘public health crisis’ – Gazette Extra
Bik’s Picks

Five Small Animals That Messed With Big Science – Victoria Jaggard – National Geographic

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