The pill is the first known working device capable of non-invasively and accurately assessing the profile of bacterial species inhabiting any stage of the gastrointestinal tract.
Scientists have developed a new technique for the decontamination of organs before transplantation using ultraviolet and red light irradiation.
"BactiCount" app and lab kit allow a smartphone to identify bacteria that cause urinary tract infections from patients anywhere in the world.
A drinking solution containing millions of tiny electronic sensors disguised as bacteria could helppatients in tracking their illness.
MIT researchers have built an ingestible sensor equipped with genetically engineered bacteria that can diagnose bleeding in the stomach or other gastrointestinal problems.