Bacteria: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Scientists develop “Catch and Kill” air filter that kills COVID-19

The scientists at the University of Houston have developed “Catch and Kill” air filter. The filter is capable of killing COVID-19 virus that has the potential to stay alive in air for 3 hours. About ..

Gold Nanoparticles from Antarctic Bacteria helps in Clinical trials

The National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research and the Goa University have synthesized gold nano particles. They have synthesized the particles using psychrotolerant Antarctic bacteria. Highlights The scientists have adopted a non-toxic, eco-friendly and ..

ARI Bug Sniffer

Scientists at the Agharkar Research Institute have developed a biosensor that is capable of detecting bacterial presence as few as 10 cells. About the Sensor The sensor, called ‘bug sniffer’, is a biosensor composed using ..

Endophytic Actinobacteria

Researchers at Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) Guwahati have found that the endophytic Actinobacteria have antifungal growth-promoting activities. They have also discovered that application of endophytic Actinobacteria could reduce chemical inputs ..

E.coli bacteria

Escherichia coli (better known as the E. coli bacteria) is a bacterium which is most commonly found in the gut region of most warm-blooded organisms. How do the E.Coli bacteria spread? The E.Coli bacteria is ..