USC researcher Mohamed El-Naggar demonstrates how some bacteria grow electrical wires that allow them to link up in big biological circuits.
By Mohamed Y. El-Naggar and Steven E. Finkel | May 1, 2013
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May 20, 2013
It just goes to show the barriers between all forms of life are much thinner than we'd ever thought.
By Jef Akst
Inspired by turkey skin, researchers devise a bacteriophage-based sensor whose color changes upon binding specific molecules.
By Tracy Vence
Commensal bacteria that populate the human gastrointestinal tract help digest dark chocolate, releasing anti-inflammatory compounds, researchers report.
The gene behind a butterfly’s mimicry; the evolution of adipose fins; bacteria and bowel cancer; plants lacking plastid genomes
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