Article - 18 May 2010
Bacteria readily adhere on all types of surfaces and form biofilms. The biofilm protects the colonizing microorganisms and thus, bacteria in a biofilm can be several orders of magnitude more resistant...
News - 3 Dec 2007
Institute of Technology recently received a research grant
from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the project,
“Functional Polymers Modified Surfaces with...
News - 12 Mar 2009
Biofilms are everywhere - in dental plaque and ear canals, on contact lenses
and in water pipelines - and the bacteria that make them get more resilient
with age, finds a new study in FEMS...
News - 19 Sep 2014
For most people biofilms conjure up images of slippery stones in a streambed and dirty drains. While there are plenty of "bad" biofilms around – they even cause pesky dental plaque and...
News - 23 Aug 2008
Montana State University
scientist Darla Goeres knows that there is more than one way to grow a biofilm,
a fact that she uses to make sure that when a product claims it kills "99...
Article - 11 Aug 2017
Biofilms consists of a collective group of microorganisms that attach to each other or to a surface such as bacteria and the extracellular matrix secreted by the organisms.
News - 25 Oct 2010
While swimmers and boaters along any shore consider the slimy green film that coats everything from rocks to docks as a nuisance, University of New Haven (UNH) chemical engineering student Nicole...
News - 5 Dec 2014
Anne Camper, Regents Professor in Montana State University’s Department of Civil Engineering and an affiliated faculty member with the Center for Biofilm Engineering, served as guest editor of a...
News - 15 Dec 2009
Prof. Dr. Regine Hengge at the Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy
at Freie Universität
Berlin has been awarded funding from the European Research Council (ERC)
News - 30 Jun 2009
Researchers at the University
of Michigan have devised a microscale tool to help them understand the mechanical
behavior of biofilms, slimy colonies of bacteria involved in most human...