December 31, 2016

Human lung microbiome

Study of the Lung Microbiome. Have We Reached the End of the Beginning?  – Alison Morris – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Microbes at nearly sterile sites

The Clinical Impact of Rapid, Direct MALDI-ToF Identification of Bacteria from Positive Blood Cultures – Kathryn French – PLOS ONE

Animal experiments

Impacts of resistant starch and wheat bran consumption on enteric inflammation in relation to colonic bacterial community structures and short-chain fatty acid concentrations in mice – Janelle A. Jiminez – Gut Pathogens

Animal microbiome

A Review of Bacterial Interactions With Blow Flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) of Medical, Veterinary, and Forensic Importance – Jeffery K. Tomberlin – Annals of the Entomological Society of America

Comparative community structure of archaea in rumen of buffaloes and cattle – Shyam S Paul – Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

A decade of irrigation transforms the soil microbiome of a semi-arid pine forest – Martin Hartmann – Molecular Ecology

Water and extremophile microbiome

Exploration of cultivable fungal communities in deep coal-bearing sediments from ∼1.3 to 2.5 km below the ocean floor – Chang-Hong Liu – Environmental Microbiology

Strengths and Biases of High-Throughput Sequencing Data in the Characterization of Freshwater Ciliate Microbiomes – Vittorio Boscaro – Microbial Ecology

Microbial diversity and autotrophic activity in Kamchatka hot springs – Alexander Yu – Extremophiles

Cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms are a biological disturbance to western Lake Erie bacterial communities – Michelle A. Berry – Environmental Microbiology

Built environment microbiome

An emerging paradox: Toward a better understanding of the potential benefits and adversity of microbe exposures in the indoor environment – J. Mensah-Attipoe – Indoor Air

Sandpits as a reservoir of potentially pathogenic fungi for children – Anna Wójcik – Ann Agric Environ Med

Food microbiome

Microbiological characterization of vegetables and their rhizosphere soil in Eastern Poland – Teresa Kłapeć – Ann Agric Environ Med


Comparing genome versus proteome-based identification of clinical bacterial isolates
Valentina Galata – Briefings Bioinformatics

Microbes in the news

Now Sixty food poisoning cases ‘from farm’s trendy raw milk’ leads a judge to slap a ban on the business to block them from selling any more – Liz Hull – The Daily Mail

The Changing Face of American Forests. How pollution deposes dominant tree species and releases soil carbon – Nala Rogers – Inside Science

Can Bacteria Help Stop the Spread of Disease? – Infection Control Today

How Do Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria Survive Antibiotics Without Resistance Genes? – Contagion LIve

Easy, crunchy, healthy sauerkraut – Cindy Grace – AJC

Science, publishing, and career

Who Believes in the Storybook Image of the Scientist? – Coosje L. S. Veldkamp – Accountability in Research

What Scientists Think About Scientists – Neuroskeptic – Discover

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