drug development, immunology, ecology
Fair Trade at Plant Roots
Kerry Grens | Aug 11, 2011
Plant and fungal symbionts swap more resources with partners that provide a greater return of nutrients.
A Chronic Lyme Biomarker?
Bob Grant | Aug 8, 2011
Researchers identify an antibody profile that may mark patients who suffer persistent symptoms of the tick-borne disease.
FDA Discusses Biosimilars
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 8, 2011
The government says regulatory requirements for generic biological therapies will have to be tailored to the treatment in question.
Baruj Benacerraf Dies
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 3, 2011
The Nobel Prize winner who discovered the gene that encodes the major histocompatibility complex passes away at age 90.
Top 7 in Immunology
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 2, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in microbiology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Battling Malaria in Africa
Jef Akst | Aug 1, 2011
When general practitioner John Lusingu returned to his native Tanzania to do research on malaria, he was met with a total lack of science infrastructure. 
The Root of the Problem
Richard D. Bardgett | Aug 1, 2011
New research suggests that the flow of carbon through plants to underground ecosystems may be crucial to how the environment responds to climate change.
From the Ground Up
From the Ground Up
Richard D. Bardgett | Aug 1, 2011
As the planet warms plant growth will likely increase—locking up some of that extra carbon dioxide by converting it into vegetative biomass—but that’s not the whole story. 
Seirian Sumner: Wasp Whisperer
Cristina Luiggi | Aug 1, 2011
Research Fellow, Institute of Zoology, London. Age: 37
Seeing the Forest for the Trees
Mary Beth Aberlin | Aug 1, 2011
Getting the big picture means asking lots of little questions.