Opinion: New Repository Will Hold the World’s Microbial Riches
Opinion: New Repository Will Hold the World’s Microbial Riches
The Microbiota Vault takes a holistic approach to preserving Earth’s microscopic diversity.
Opinion: New Repository Will Hold the World’s Microbial Riches
Opinion: New Repository Will Hold the World’s Microbial Riches

The Microbiota Vault takes a holistic approach to preserving Earth’s microscopic diversity.

The Microbiota Vault takes a holistic approach to preserving Earth’s microscopic diversity.

microbiology
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.
Mouse Diets Affect How Gut Bacteria Interact with T Cells
Mouse Diets Affect How Gut Bacteria Interact with T Cells
Shawna Williams | Jun 1, 2019
An experiment delves into how the microbiome shapes immunity.
Infographic: Microbial Moves
Infographic: Microbial Moves
Diana Kwon | Jun 1, 2019
Bacteria coordinate a pilus's movement based on touch.
Otto Cordero Studies Bacteria in the Wild
Otto Cordero Studies Bacteria in the Wild
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2019
The MIT associate professor wants to understand microbial communities in their ecological context.
Do Commensal Microbes Stoke the Fire of Autoimmunity?
Do Commensal Microbes Stoke the Fire of Autoimmunity?
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 1, 2019
Molecules produced by resident bacteria and their hosts may signal immune cells to attack the body’s own tissues.
Could Tolerating Disease Be Better than Fighting It?
Could Tolerating Disease Be Better than Fighting It?
Ashley Yeager | Jun 1, 2019
Quieting immune attacks against pathogens and even providing nutrients to the invaders could improve health, according to a new line of research.