3D printer uses ink made with live bacteria

Researchers have created a new kind of 3D-printing platform that uses ink containing living bacteria. The new ink makes it possible to print small biochemical factories with certain properties, depending on the species of bacteria in the ink. The work...
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Bacteria mix can boost or bust antibiotic resistance

The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa can produce specific molecular factors that dramatically increase or decrease the antibiotic resistance of Staphylococcus aureus, another bacterium that often co-infects with P. aeruginosa, researchers report. “The interactions with P. aeruginosa can completely change S. aureus‘s...
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