Infographic: Plants Deploy Exosomes to Stop Alien Invaders
Infographic: Plants Deploy Exosomes to Stop Alien Invaders
A growing branch of research on how plants use exosomes to interact with their environment is opening up a new field of plant biology.
Infographic: Plants Deploy Exosomes to Stop Alien Invaders
Infographic: Plants Deploy Exosomes to Stop Alien Invaders

A growing branch of research on how plants use exosomes to interact with their environment is opening up a new field of plant biology.

A growing branch of research on how plants use exosomes to interact with their environment is opening up a new field of plant biology.

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Clues to How Ancient Plants Handled Fungal Pests
Clues to How Ancient Plants Handled Fungal Pests
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2019
In plants ranging from liverworts to wheat, parasitic water molds build intracellular structures analogous to the nutrient-exchanging structures of symbiotic fungi.
Bacteria Use Plants’ Trick to Take Their Iron
Bacteria Use Plants’ Trick to Take Their Iron
Ashley Yeager | Feb 1, 2019
Pathogens appear to steal the metal from plants using the erratic motion of microscopic particles.
Exosomes Make Their Debut in Plant Research
Exosomes Make Their Debut in Plant Research
Amanda Keener | Feb 1, 2019
A growing branch of research on how plants use exosomes to interact with their environment is opening up a new field of plant biology.
Presence of Bacterial Pathogen Blocks <em>Arabidopsis</em> Germination
Presence of Bacterial Pathogen Blocks Arabidopsis Germination
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2019
A compound produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa activates signaling pathways that prevent seeds from growing in unfavorable environments.
A Mysterious Disease Is Killing Beech Trees
A Mysterious Disease Is Killing Beech Trees
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 22, 2019
Scientists suspect the rapidly spreading beech leaf disease is due to an unidentified microbe.
Mitochondria Play an Unexpected Role in Killing Bacteria
Mitochondria Play an Unexpected Role in Killing Bacteria
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 1, 2019
The energy-producing organelles also send out parcels with antimicrobial compounds to help destroy pathogen invaders in macrophages.
Rethinking Raw Milk, 1918
Rethinking Raw Milk, 1918
Ashley Yeager | Dec 1, 2018
Bacteriologist Alice Evans identified the pathogen that causes undulant fever, leading her to push for the pasteurization of milk.
Image of the Day: First Contact
Image of the Day: First Contact
Catherine Offord | Oct 11, 2018
Cryo-electron tomography reveals how Salmonella sets up physical interactions with host cells.
Incomplete Immunity
Incomplete Immunity
Jim Daley | Jun 1, 2018
By combining experimental data with computer models, researchers were able to predict a pathogen’s evolution toward more virulence.