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Inflammation Drives Gut Bacteria Evolution
Ruth Williams | Mar 16, 2017
rapidly spread genes throughout the bacterial population during a gut infection, scientists show.
Toward Killing Cancer with Bacteria
Ruth Williams | Feb 8, 2017
Researchers employ an engineered microbe to destroy tumor cells in mice.
Ruth Williams | Nov 12, 2015
Scientists identify a barrier in mice between the intestine and its blood supply, and suggest how
sneaks through it.
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2014
Meet the peptide-covered microcantilever device capable of differentiating subtypes of
Immune Response Promotes Infection
Laasya Samhita | Feb 6, 2014
can exploit a standard immune response in mice to promote its own growth.
Decoding Bacterial Methylomes
Kate Yandell | May 15, 2013
A new technique could soon spur unprecedented insight into the role of bacterial epigenetics in the evolution of pathogen virulence.
Opinion: Reducing Foodborne Illness
J. Stan Bailey | Aug 22, 2011
New testing technologies and improved communication among regulatory agencies are making strides in the fight against foodborne disease.
Top 7 in Microbiology
Megan Scudellari | Jul 26, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in microbiology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000.
The Great Escape
Richard P. Grant | Feb 1, 2011
Editor's choice in microbiology