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Electron micrograph of the cholera-causing pathogen inside an aquatic amoeba

How the cholera bacterium survives water predators

Cholera is caused by Vibrio cholerae, a gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria with a small bend in the middle and long tail-like flagella. V. cholerae looks...
Using data gathered during a cholera outbreak in Chad, EPFL researchers have found that a response strategy that targets the neighborhood close to reported cases can more effectively contain the outbreak than a large-scale campaign that targets a wider district or an entire city

Halting cholera through a neighborhood response

The World Health Organization expects to destroy cholera by 2030. Through its guide, it means to reduce cholera deaths by 90% and keep the...
Picture of a young athletic man after training.

Building a Better Sports Drink

In looking for a means to help people suffering from dehydration to better absorb nutrients, Scientists at Yale University are finding a way to increase...