Quorum sensing

Premature Assault?
Jef Akst | Feb 9, 2016 | 1 min read
Plants may trick bacteria into attacking before the microbial population reaches a critical size, allowing the plants to successfully defend the weak invasion.
Quorum-Sensing Molecule Modifies Gut Microbiota
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 19, 2015 | 3 min read
Increasing the abundance of a chemical some microbes use to communicate with one another can help reinstate beneficial bacterial populations in the guts of antibiotic-treated mice. 
Bioluminescence Researcher Dies
Jef Akst | Aug 12, 2014 | 2 min read
Harvard biochemist J. Woodland Hastings, who first theorized about quorum sensing in the late 1960s, succumbed to pulmonary fibrosis last week at age 87.
Your Brain on Art
Mary Beth Aberlin | May 1, 2014 | 3 min read
A new scientific discipline investigates the neurology underlying the experience and the creation of beauty.
Hear Ye, Hear Ye
Sarah C.P. Williams | May 1, 2014 | 8 min read
Tools for tracking quorum-sensing signals in bacterial colonies