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Image of the Day: Pseudomonas Autophagy
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 30, 2018
Researchers identify antibacterial functions of cell death in
when the plant is infected with
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
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
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 22, 2015
In some pathogenic bacteria, certain antibiotic resistance–associated mutations may also confer an unexpected growth advantage.
Jenny Rood | Apr 16, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
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.
Abby Olena | Jan 13, 2014
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Bacterial Quid Pro Quo
Tracy Vence | Aug 19, 2013
gather swarming speed at the expense of their ability to form biofilms in an experimental evolution setup.
Kelly Rae Chi | Aug 16, 2011
Researchers design a synthetic bacterium that kills the infectious microbe
, sacrificing itself in the process.