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Superbug colony behaviours revealed in time lapse video

A well-known ‘superbug’ which was thought to have been a static or non-motile organism has been observed showing signs of active motility by scientists at The Universities of Nottingham…

From  Emma Rayner on December 18th, 2015 0 likes 414 plays 0  

Revealed - Helicobacter pylori’s secret weapon

Is the game up for H. pylori. Researchers in the School of Pharmacy, at The University of Nottingham and AstraZeneca R&D have identified the molecular mechanism that the bacterium’s…

From  Lindsay Brooke on August 10th, 2015 0 likes 807 plays 0  

Bacteria resistant materials – £2m to get the ‘inside’ story

Scientists who discovered a group of new materials capable of repelling bacteria have each won a prestigious research award worth a combined £2m to find out why. Their bacteria resistant…

From  Lindsay Brooke on July 29th, 2014 0 likes 628 plays 0  

Re-writing the research on the treatment of infection

A major breakthrough in the search for alternatives to antibiotics and the treatment of infection could provide microbiologists with a whole new insight into the way germs co-exist with or attack…

From  Lindsay Brooke on October 9th, 2013 0 likes 225 plays 0  

New bacteria resistant materials discovered

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a new class of polymers that are resistant to bacterial attachment. This high throughput materials discovery could lead to a significant…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 38 plays 0  

Nitrogen-fixing bacteria helps crops to 'feed' themselves

World changing technology developed by experts at The University of Nottingham enables crops to take nitrogen from the air reducing the use of expensive and environmentally damaging fertilisers.

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 14 plays 0