How bacteria become resistant to antibiotics

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Point mutations benefit bacteria but are slow to occur.

Searching for tiny weapons factories in the micro-world

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Winner of the Storm-van der Chijs award Barbara Terlouw searches for new…

Bacteria in groundwater can break down pesticides

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Proper environmental conditions for this decomposition are absent, however.

Microbiologists are building bacteria that convert CO2 into food

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‘As is you replace the heart of a mosquito with that of…

Bacteria reclaim metal from waste

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Microbiologist Martijn Diender is fighting waste streams with bacteria.
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Three WUR-research grants for protein transition

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The winners: Protein from bacteria, plant-based snacks in cafeterias and safe meat…

Bacteria killed porpoises

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The animals that landed on the Wadden last summer were likely suffering…

Insect larvae are just as healthy as soya in animal feed

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The black soldier fly may substitute soya as a source of protein…

ERC grant for Daan Swarts and Marnix Medema

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Wageningen researchers to receive 1.5 million euro funding each for their research.

Software speeds up search for new antibiotics

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WUR researcher Marnix Medema and colleagues have developed software that hugely speeds…