Proteins with unstable 3-D structures help the microscopic animals withstand drying.
February 1, 2016|
February 2016's selection of notable quotes
January 13, 2016|
A low-fiber diet decimated the diversity of bacterial species in mice colonized with human gut microbes in a recent study.
January 11, 2016|
A person likely carries the same number of human and microbial cells, according to a new estimate.
December 9, 2015|
Commensal bacteria living in the gastrointestinal tracts of cockroaches lace the insects’ feces with chemical cues that mediate social behavior, according to a study.
December 6, 2015|
The popular type 2 diabetes drug may cause profound changes in patients’ microbiomes.
December 1, 2015|
A rash of deformed lambs eventually led to the creation of a cancer-fighting agent.
November 24, 2015|
Bacteria in the intestine produce proteins that stop rodents from eating.
November 9, 2015|
A new study is rewriting 50 years of biological dogma by suggesting that mature blood cells develop much more rapidly from stem cells than previously thought.
November 6, 2015|
How Ebola hides from immune cells; gut microbes’ role in immunotherapy response; new mechanisms of hearing loss; butterflies use milkweed toxins to ward off predators
November 5, 2015|
Gut microbiome composition can influence the effectiveness of cancer immunotherapy in mice.