We have known for some time that the bacteria found in our intestines and in other areas of our bodies can, in certain cases, play a role in the onset or development of several forms of cancer, [...]
Recycling and reusing plastic has always been fundamental, but this only covers a tiny part of the plastic we produce.
Every year around 100 million people worldwide are infected with Chlamydia trachomatis, a sexually-transmitted infection that mainly affects women.
Behind the success of marathon runners there is also perhaps an unexpected element: particular types of bacteria in the intestine.
The antibiotics of tomorrow may also come from an unexpected source: insects or, to be more precise, from the bacteria that infect insects, or that live in symbiosis with them.
Significant help in dealing with the problem of treating wastewater containing organic residues (from food waste, livestock manure, grass and dry leaves, waste wood, etc.) could come from a [...]