Ants Produce Antibiotics that May Protect Plants
Ants Produce Antibiotics that May Protect Plants
The antimicrobial compounds ants excrete to defend themselves from pathogens may protect plants as well.
Ants Produce Antibiotics that May Protect Plants
Ants Produce Antibiotics that May Protect Plants

The antimicrobial compounds ants excrete to defend themselves from pathogens may protect plants as well.

The antimicrobial compounds ants excrete to defend themselves from pathogens may protect plants as well.

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Image of the Day: Dog Detectives
Image of the Day: Dog Detectives
Amy Schleunes | Feb 5, 2020
Trained canines are remarkably accurate at detecting a pathogen that has devastated citrus crops.
Infographic: How NETs Work
Infographic: How NETs Work
Borko Amulic, Gabriel Sollberger | Oct 1, 2019
While neutrophil extracellular traps help guard the body from infection, they also can contribute to a range of diseases.
Why Immune Cells Extrude Webs of DNA and Protein
Why Immune Cells Extrude Webs of DNA and Protein
Borko Amulic, Gabriel Sollberger | Oct 1, 2019
Extracellular webs expelled by neutrophils trap invading pathogens, but these newly discovered structures also have ties to autoimmunity and cancer.
Dreaded Banana-Infecting Fungus Spreads to Latin America
Dreaded Banana-Infecting Fungus Spreads to Latin America
Shawna Williams | Aug 20, 2019
Researchers confirm TR4’s presence in Colombia, increasing concerns about the future of the industry.
Fungus Behind Deadly Bat Disease Found in Northern California
Fungus Behind Deadly Bat Disease Found in Northern California
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 8, 2019
Bats are infected with the microbe that causes white-nose syndrome, but the disease itself has not shown up.
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.
Infographic: Immunity Isn’t the Body’s Only Defense System
Infographic: Immunity Isn’t the Body’s Only Defense System
Ashley Yeager | Jun 1, 2019
Symbiotic bacteria, metabolism, and stress pathways can all help animals tolerate, rather than succumb, to disease.
Microbiology Meets Machine Learning
Microbiology Meets Machine Learning
Ruth Williams | Apr 30, 2019
Artificially intelligent software has human-like ability to analyze host-pathogen interactions in microscopy images.
Infographic: Human-Style Image Analysis Without the Human
Infographic: Human-Style Image Analysis Without the Human
Ruth Williams | Apr 30, 2019
Artificially intelligent software has human-like ability to analyze host-pathogen interactions in microscopy images.