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A naturally occurring antibiotic active against drug-resistant tuberculosis
A naturally occurring antibiotic active against drug-resistant tuberculosis 20 September 2018 A naturally occurring antibiotic called kanglemycin A is effective against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that cause tuberculosis, even in drug-resistant strains

Young children’s oral bacteria may predict obesity
Young children’s oral bacteria may predict obesity 19 September 2018 Weight gain in early childhood is related to the composition of oral bacteria of two-year-old children, suggesting that this understudied aspect of a child’s microbiota -- the collection of microorganisms residing in the mouth -- could serve as an early indicator for childhood obesity.

The surprising environment of an enigmatic neutron star
The surprising environment of an enigmatic neutron star 17 September 2018 An unusual infrared emission detected by the Hubble Space Telescope from a nearby neutron star could indicate that the pulsar has features never before seen. The observation could help astronomers better understand the evolution of neutron stars.

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