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 The Scientist Staff
Take a trip to the mummy museum in Vác, Hungary, to see the human remains that helped researchers learn more about the origins of tuberculosis in Europe.
By Kerry Grens
A US Army lab shipped live spores of the deadly bacterium because of improper irradiation protocols, a Department of Defense review has found.
By Anna Azvolinsky
In some pathogenic bacteria, certain antibiotic resistance–associated mutations may also confer an unexpected growth advantage.
Kepler-452b revolves around a sun much like our own.
Multiple consecutive adenosine nucleotides can cause protein translation machinery to stall on messenger RNAs.
Researchers discover an unprecedented paleontological relic that may just rewrite the book on snake evolution.
Putting the microbiome front and center in health care, in preventive strategies, and in health-risk assessments could stem the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases.
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