DNA from the 40,000-year-old bones of a modern human found in Europe contains Neanderthal genes.
September 1, 2013|
Bacteriophages shuttle genes between diverse ecosystems.
August 1, 2013|
Designing circuits in living cells is messy business.
May 1, 2013|
Desulfobulbaceae bacteria were recently discovered to form centimeter-long cables, containing thousands of cells that share an outer membrane.
May 1, 2013|
Shewanella bacteria generate energy for survival by transporting electrons to nearby mineral surfaces.
March 2, 2013|
The method to the dengue virus's maddening infectiousness.
January 1, 2013|
There's a lot more than dirt to the soil in which plants grow.
October 1, 2012|
Long non-protein-coding RNA (lncRNA) sequences are often transcribed from the opposite, or antisense, strand of a protein coding gene. In the past few years, research has shown that these lncRNAs play a number of regulatory roles in the cell. For exa
August 1, 2011|
Gut bacteria that feed on healthy food appear to amplify the nutritional benefits of those foods. However, they also appear to amplify the undesirable effects of unhealthy food.
February 1, 2011|
The hallmark pathology of Parkinson’s disease is the damage and death of dopamine producing neurons in the brain.
January 1, 2011|
Microbes, both good and bad, can exert direct effects on host cells and vice versa.
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