How Bacteria “Walk” Across a Surface
How Bacteria “Walk” Across a Surface
Scientists identify the coordinated sequence of pili movements that Pseudomonas aeruginosa use to move.
How Bacteria “Walk” Across a Surface
How Bacteria “Walk” Across a Surface

Scientists identify the coordinated sequence of pili movements that Pseudomonas aeruginosa use to move.

Scientists identify the coordinated sequence of pili movements that Pseudomonas aeruginosa use to move.

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Infographic: Microbial Moves
Infographic: Microbial Moves
Diana Kwon | Jun 1, 2019
Bacteria coordinate a pilus's movement based on touch.
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.
Image of the Day: Pseudomonas Autophagy
Image of the Day: Pseudomonas Autophagy
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 30, 2018
Researchers identify antibacterial functions of cell death in Arabidopsis when the plant is infected with Pseudomonas.  
DNA-Delivered Antibodies Fight Off Lethal Bacterial Infection
DNA-Delivered Antibodies Fight Off Lethal Bacterial Infection
Catherine Offord | Oct 3, 2017
Mice receiving the treatment produced their own monoclonal antibodies and survived infection with the life-threatening pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
CRISPR Antidotes Galore
CRISPR Antidotes Galore
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 13, 2016
Anti-CRISPR proteins are prevalent in phage genomes and bacterial mobile genetic elements, researchers show.
Antibiotic Resistance Can Boost Bacterial Fitness
Antibiotic Resistance Can Boost Bacterial Fitness
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 22, 2015
In some pathogenic bacteria, certain antibiotic resistance–associated mutations may also confer an unexpected growth advantage.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Jenny Rood | Apr 16, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Stress, Bacteria Trigger Heart Attack?
Stress, Bacteria Trigger Heart Attack?
Jef Akst | Jun 12, 2014
A study implicates the breaking up of bacterial biofilms on fatty plaques in arteries as causing stroke or heart attack following stress.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Abby Olena | Jan 13, 2014
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research