Scientists are looking into the properties of Komodo dragon blood which they believe has antimicrobial properties that can help in wound healing.
Maple syrup extract is found to have synergistic effect on antibiotics.
Dutch-led horror film study revealed that watching scary movies is linked to increased levels of blood coagulant protein which facilitates blood loss protection in the body during life-threatening situations.
MIT engineers have coaxed bacterial cells to produce biofilms that can incorporate nonliving materials. These 'living materials' will combine the advantage of live cells such as producing complex biological molecules and nonliving materials that are capable of conducting electricity or emitting light.
Researchers found that biofilms help perserve Salmonella in extremely dry conditions and through the human digestive processes, increasing the risk for infections.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.