Researchers developed genetically engineered strains of one type of bacteria that they say could help to tackle the growing problem of plastic pollution.
"As of July 2023, 2 laboratory-confirmed cases of B. canis human infection have been identified in the UK," a government report states.
Twenty-two sea lions have been found dead on beaches in California, with many more found sick.
Mid America Pet Food has recalled its Victor Super Premium Dog Food, Hi-Pro Plus dog food after one sample tested positive for salmonella.
Pathogens are "more likely to be infectious than not infectious" in floodwater, a University of Florida researcher told Newsweek.
Two hotels are facing a health probe after three cases of the bacterial infection were reported by guests who stayed at Caesars Palace and The Orleans.
Californian American Water issued a boil water advisory for some customers after E. coli bacteria were detected in the water supply.
Specific types of bacteria were related to improved cognitive abilities, suggesting an influence of the gut microbiome on brain development.
The man's hands were infected with a bacterial species that wasn't present in any DNA database.
Both of the man's legs became infected with necrotizing fasciitis, and he narrowly avoided amputation and perhaps even death.
The boil water advisory comes after a leak in the local water system, which may make tap water vulnerable to bacterial contamination.
Researchers have developed a way to vaccinate people such that the ticks that cause Lyme disease cannot be colonized by the bacteria that cause the disease.
The little girl, aged only two, is thought to have died from rickettsiosis caused by bacteria transmitted by ticks.
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The massive 5,000-mile blob of sargassum seaweed may be crawling with deadly Vibrio bacteria, scientists have found.
A hygiene expert warned that used towels are a "breeding ground for bacteria like mold, mildew, and even E. coli."
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Several users were repulsed by the woman's findings, including one who wrote: "Be right back, need to go wash my hair ...again."
The man said he told doctors at the hospital that he had injured his leg on a caravan door.
The floating, rotting fish are being removed using large nets, scooping the pungent carcasses from the surface of the river.
The number of labs handling dangerous pathogens has increased to more than 100 worldwide, a report has found, as debate over the origin of COVID-19 rages.
"I can genuinely say that the subway seat was the most shocking discovery," CM, who runs @the_lab_life1, told Newsweek.
Pictures of the chicken tenders that the children were served for their school lunch show how the middle is clearly raw, pink and shiny.
This unusual and beautiful natural phenomenon seen in the swamp—which stretches across Virginia and North Carolina—occurs only rarely under specific conditions.
In an attempt to cure the infection, one of the brothers appears to have had a hole cut into his head.
The 18-year-old patient was also suffering from a fever, vomiting, and yellowing of the skin and eyes.
Images shared on social media showed a snake at the bottom of a pan that contained food that the children subsequently ate.