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Hans Christian Gram: The biologist who helped investigate bacteria

Biologist Hans Christian Gram devised one of the most important staining techniques used in microbiology to identify bacteria under a microscope Health 13 September 2019 By Lilian Anekwe Hans Christian Gram, the pioneering biologist who devised the Gram staining technique for investigating bacteria under the microscopeAlamy Hans Christian Gram, the inventor of the Gram staining… Read More »

Can Gut Bacteria Affect Mental Health?

The relationship between gut microbial metabolism and mental health has been much debated. But now, a new study published in the scientific journal Nature Microbiology hints at a connection between specific gut bacteria, depression and poor quality of life, reports the VIB-KU Leuven Center for Microbiology, a life sciences research institute based in Flanders, Belgium.… Read More »