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Image of the Day: Micro Cleaners
Chia-Yi Hou | May 8, 2019 | 1 min read
Microrobots kill bacteria and clean surfaces covered in biofilm.
Fossilized Brains Called into Question, Might be Microbes
Abby Olena | Apr 11, 2018 | 4 min read
Authors of a new study suggest that 520-million-year-old structures, previously identified as the brains of ancient arthropods, are instead preserved microbial biofilms.
Timothy Lu: Niche Perfect
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2016 | 2 min read
Associate Professor, Departments of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Biological Engineering, MIT. Age: 35
Lu on Syn Bio
The Scientist Staff | Apr 30, 2016 | 1 min read
MIT researcher and Scientist to Watch Timothy Lu talks about the value of cross-disciplinary approaches in bringing synthetic biology into the clinic.
Hear Ye, Hear Ye
Sarah C.P. Williams | May 1, 2014 | 8 min read
Tools for tracking quorum-sensing signals in bacterial colonies