The EPA is now in charge of regulating the use of Oxitec’s strain of Aedes aegypti, genetically engineered to reduce populations of the insects.
May 1, 2013|
A look at some of biology’s communication networks
May 1, 2013|
Discoveries of microbial communities that transfer electrons between cells and across relatively long distances are launching a new field of microbiology.
April 30, 2013|
Researchers find zero evidence for Lyme-induced autism.
April 26, 2013|
Double helix celebrates 60; detecting calories without taste; bacteria vs. tumor; perceptual consciousness in babies
April 24, 2013|
Researchers in the Amazon are measuring how much carbon dioxide fertilizes the rainforest.
April 17, 2013|
A newly developed drug, modeled after a bacteria-infecting virus, is less likely to become antibiotic resistant.
April 8, 2013|
Scientists are stumped as to why hundreds of starved pups have been washing up on the California shore.
April 1, 2013|
Professor, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology. Age: 40
March 29, 2013|
Microbes affect weight loss; dozens of cancer-linked genes identified; a climate change scientists speaks out about personal attacks; isolation among elderly linked to death
March 27, 2013|
Microbial changes in the gut contribute to a patient’s ability to slim down after gastric bypass surgery.