The single-celled African trypanosomes that cause sleeping sickness swim through the blood stream to evade immune responses.
By The Scientist Staff | January 14, 2013
Markus Engstler, Published in PLOS Pathogens 8(11): e1003023
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By Tracy Vence
Neanderthal extinction; eradicating polio; virus takes down massive algal bloom; receptor behind the hummingbird’s sweet tooth; legal threat for PubPeer; price tag of scientific fraud
By Jef Akst
Samples from an Antarctic lake 800 meters below the ice reveal an abundance of microbial life.
By The Scientist Staff
This tiny larva—either an octopus or a squid in the making—was captured in a remotely operated underwater vehicle's bongo-shaped suction net.
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