Physicists from University of Augsburg have developed a "smart" coating that is particularly toxic when bacteria are present in its environment.
Researchers have developed a way to 3D print custom microswimmers that can transport drugs and nanotherapeutic agents, as well as potentially manipulate tissue directly inside the body.
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.