Time to Get Down and Dirty
January 23, 2019
Staying too clean can be bad for you. Let your good germs take care of the bad ones.
Some Pathogens Are Surprisingly Young
June 14, 2018
Did pathogens like viruses and bacteria appear recently? Do evolutionists have solid theories of where they came from?
Antibiotic Resistance Didn’t Evolve; It Was Borrowed
June 23, 2017
A key 'proof' of evolution in action falls as scientists discover that pathogens don't invent resistance genes; they share them.
Bacteria Share Antibiotic Resistance
July 23, 2015
Antibiotic resistance does not "evolve" in a Darwinian way. Rather, a new study shows that bacteria share their genetic information.
Two Mutations Caused Black Death
July 1, 2015
The Black Plague of the Middle Ages happened by accident. It was enabled by two mutations to a bacterium, scientists claim.
Pathogens Don't Exist
December 10, 2014
It takes a partnership to have a disease, say two microbiologists who argue for ditching the word "pathogen."
Antibiotic Resistance Genes Found in Medieval Human Dung
February 27, 2014
Centuries before antibiotics were put into use for human health, genes for antibiotic resistance already existed in viruses found in human coprolites, new research shows.
Natural Evil: How Good Germs Can Go Bad
December 17, 2013
It doesn't take much to turn a friendly bacterium into a killer.
Three New and Different Biomimetics Stories
November 15, 2013
There appears to be no end of ways to imitate nature's designs.