Bacteria that gain their energy from eating metal have long been suspected to exist, but have never before been identified.
The Health Ministry has greenlighted the Nachal Gilabon, Jordan River, Magrase Nature Reserve and Nahal Meshushim Nature Reserve to open to the public.
Reports of scientists finding bacterial bugs, enzymes, or even caterpillars that eat or break down plastic have been heard before, so what makes this one different?
Prof. Nathalie Balaban and Dr. Maskit Bar-Meir teamed up and showed that bacteria thought to be resilient to antibiotic treatment may in fact be treatable.
The WHO warned, however, that because Magrudis' products are so popular, and because they have a three-month shelf life, there is a likelihood of further cases in the coming weeks.
Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that can cause kidney damage, breathing issues and other ailments, and can potentially be fatal.
Antibiotic resistance can affect anyone, of any age, in any country.
Legionella bacteria can cause a pneumonia that is characterized by high fever, headache, diarrhea, muscle pain, chills, increased phlegm and pain throughout the body.
The Jerusalem-based team looked for ways to integrate all system components, including light sources and detectors, on-chip at the nanoscale.