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    Plastic-free vegan leather that dyes itself grown from bacteria


    Researchers at Imperial College London have genetically engineered bacteria to grow animal- and plastic-free leather that dyes itself. In recent years, scientists and companies have started using microbes to grow sustainable textiles or to make dyes for industry – but this is the first time bacteria have been engineered to ...

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    Scientists reveal what makes ‘bad’ bacteria life-threatening


    Researchers have discovered that a mutation allows some E. coli bacteria to cause severe disease in people while other bacteria are harmless, a finding that could help to combat antibiotic resistance.