Enterovirus Might Be Behind Kids’ Paralysis: Preprint
Enterovirus Might Be Behind Kids’ Paralysis: Preprint
Researchers identify a possible driver of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like disease diagnosed in more than 500 children over the last few years.
Enterovirus Might Be Behind Kids’ Paralysis: Preprint
Enterovirus Might Be Behind Kids’ Paralysis: Preprint

Researchers identify a possible driver of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like disease diagnosed in more than 500 children over the last few years.

Researchers identify a possible driver of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like disease diagnosed in more than 500 children over the last few years.

induced pluripotent stem cells, microbiology, evolution
Enterovirus Might Be Behind Kids’ Paralysis: Preprint
Enterovirus Might Be Behind Kids’ Paralysis: Preprint
Catherine Offord | Jun 17, 2019
Researchers identify a possible driver of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like disease diagnosed in more than 500 children over the last few years.
FDA Suspends Clinical Trials Involving Fecal Transplants
FDA Suspends Clinical Trials Involving Fecal Transplants
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 14, 2019
The agency issued a safety warning after two patients contracted antibiotic-resistant infections and one of the patients died.
Metabolism Hits a Ceiling in Athletic Endurance Feats
Metabolism Hits a Ceiling in Athletic Endurance Feats
Shawna Williams | Jun 5, 2019
In long-distance, physically taxing events, the amount of energy athletes can expend appears to peak at about 2.5 times their metabolic resting rate—a maximum likely dictated by how many calories they can digest.
Knight on the Microbiome
Knight on the Microbiome
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2019
See the University of California, San Diego’s Rob Knight give a TED Talk on the emerging importance of our microbial hitchhikers.
Microbial Motors
Microbial Motors
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2019
Watch a type IV pilus, which powers some bacterial species' movement, in action.
Opinion: New Repository Will Hold the World’s Microbial Riches
Opinion: New Repository Will Hold the World’s Microbial Riches
Jack Gilbert, Rob Knight, Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello, and Martin Blaser | Jun 1, 2019
The Microbiota Vault takes a holistic approach to preserving Earth’s microscopic diversity.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2019
Meet some of the people featured in the June 2019 issue of The Scientist.
Ten Minute Sabbatical
Ten Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2019
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
How Bacteria “Walk” Across a Surface
How Bacteria “Walk” Across a Surface
Diana Kwon | Jun 1, 2019
Scientists identify the coordinated sequence of pili movements that Pseudomonas aeruginosa use to move.
The Hunt for Electrically Active Microbes
The Hunt for Electrically Active Microbes
Shawna Williams | Jun 1, 2019
A new portable instrument could help to lure useful bugs in from the wild.