Living Electrical Wires Plug into Worm Tubes for Stability
Living Electrical Wires Plug into Worm Tubes for Stability
Cable bacteria can live in stirred-up sediments by associating with structures built by Chaetopterus variopedatus.
Living Electrical Wires Plug into Worm Tubes for Stability
Living Electrical Wires Plug into Worm Tubes for Stability

Cable bacteria can live in stirred-up sediments by associating with structures built by Chaetopterus variopedatus.

Cable bacteria can live in stirred-up sediments by associating with structures built by Chaetopterus variopedatus.

legal system, microbiology, immunology
Living Electrical Wires Plug into Worm Tubes for Stability
Living Electrical Wires Plug into Worm Tubes for Stability
Nicoletta Lanese | Nov 1, 2019
Cable bacteria can live in stirred-up sediments by associating with structures built by Chaetopterus variopedatus.
Infographic: Plugged InInfographic: Plugged In
Infographic: Plugged In
Nicoletta Lanese | Nov 1, 2019
How bacterial filaments ferry electrons through marine sediment
Warming Permafrost Morphs Microbes into Greenhouse Gas Emitters
Warming Permafrost Morphs Microbes into Greenhouse Gas Emitters
Ashley Yeager | Nov 1, 2019
Insulating tundra soil with snow increased the abundance of microbial species involved in carbon dioxide and methane release.
Measles Leaves the Immune System Vulnerable to Other Diseases
Measles Leaves the Immune System Vulnerable to Other Diseases
Ruth Williams | Oct 31, 2019
Two studies present biological evidence that measles infections in unvaccinated children wipe out immune memories of other pathogens, putting the kids at risk of other deadly diseases.
Image of the Day: Hand Microbes
Image of the Day: Hand Microbes
Emily Makowski | Oct 16, 2019
Microorganisms grown from a researcher’s hand are being used in an art contest.
UCB Cuts $2.1 Billion Deal to Acquire Ra Pharma
UCB Cuts $2.1 Billion Deal to Acquire Ra Pharma
Catherine Offord | Oct 14, 2019
The move will allow the Belgium-headquartered biopharmaceutical giant to boost its work on treatments for rare diseases.
Koala Immune Response to Genome-Inserting Retroviruses Identified
Koala Immune Response to Genome-Inserting Retroviruses Identified
Emily Makowski | Oct 11, 2019
Small RNAs called piRNAs provide a first line of defense against the viruses.
Human Gut Virome Is Stable and Person-Specific
Human Gut Virome Is Stable and Person-Specific
Abby Olena | Oct 10, 2019
Most of the viruses present in people’s guts are bacteriophages, but how they interact with resident bacteria is still an open question.
When Is an Endosymbiont an Organelle?
When Is an Endosymbiont an Organelle?
Ruth Williams | Oct 3, 2019
The finding that a bacterium within a bacterium within an animal cell cooperates with the host on a biosynthetic pathway suggests the endosymbiont is, practically speaking, an organelle.
NETs on Film 
NETs on Film 
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2019
See neutrophil extracellular traps in antibacterial action.