New drug target for sugar-coated viruses
New research including University of Melbourne shows targeting sugar production in human cells has potential for broad-spectrum drugs against viruses.
Found: The little surprise in leafy greens
Scientists have solved a 50-year mystery after discovering an enzyme that allows 'good' gut bacteria to feed off the sugar in leafy green vegetables.
Go with the gut: Our symbiotic relationship with our intestinal bacteria
Chemist Spencer Williams talks to the Up Close podcast on rapidly emerging understandings of human microbiota, the microorganisms residing on and in our bodies.