When and How Immune Cells choose to create Pathogen Memories

When and How Immune Cells choose to create Pathogen Memories

Unexpected insights have emerged on how and when particular infection-killing white blood cells select to create memory about their interactions with a virus. For decades,…
Engineering Viruses to Eliminate Lethal Infections

Engineering Viruses to Eliminate Lethal Infections

Antimicrobial resistance is a critical and developing global issue. Researchers are looking into phages, viruses that infect bacteria, as a potential cure. In a recent…
Gut Microbiome affects the Severity of Respiratory Viral Infection

Gut Microbiome affects the Severity of Respiratory Viral Infection

According to researchers from Georgia State University’s Center for Translational Antiviral Research and the Institute for Biomedical Sciences, the composition of the gut microbiota determines…
Bacterioplankton

Bacterioplankton

Bacterioplankton is a varied bacterial community that lives in the water column of oceans, lakes, and other aquatic settings. It is the bacterial component of…
African Raptors are experiencing Widespread Population Collapse

African Raptors are experiencing Widespread Population Collapse

An international team of researchers has found that Africa’s birds of prey are facing an extinction crisis. The report, co-led by researchers from the School…
Resin removes Coronavirus from Plastic Surfaces

Resin removes Coronavirus from Plastic Surfaces

Researchers at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland are actively creating anti-viral surfaces to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases. A recent study discovered…
New Method for Carrying out Deep-sea Studies on Vulnerable Organisms

New Method for Carrying out Deep-sea Studies on Vulnerable Organisms

A professor of Ocean Engineering and Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island, along with a multidisciplinary research team from various institutions, successfully demonstrated new…
Toxins similar to Seahorses used to Kill Insects

Toxins similar to Seahorses used to Kill Insects

To eliminate their hosts, insect-killing bacteria often emit poisons. The bacteria Photorhabdus luminescens, for example, injects insect larvae with the fatal ‘Makes caterpillars floppy 1’…
The ‘Genetic Time Machine’ uncovers Secrets of Our DNA

The ‘Genetic Time Machine’ uncovers Secrets of Our DNA

Researchers describe a breakthrough approach for identifying pieces of our genetic blueprint derived from ancient genetic parasites, providing new insights into human evolution and health.…
The New Evolutionary Theory explains why Creatures Shrink with Time

The New Evolutionary Theory explains why Creatures Shrink with Time

Some evolutionary theories argue that creatures shrink over time, which can be explained by a concept known as “insular dwarfism” or “island dwarfism.” This phenomenon…
Dark Brown Bear Genomes reveal information about Ice Age Survival and Loss

Dark Brown Bear Genomes reveal information about Ice Age Survival and Loss

The study of ancient brown bear genomes indeed sheds light on the evolutionary history and survival strategies of these majestic creatures during the Ice Age.…
Salmonella can be killed by Tomato Juice’s Antibacterial Qualities

Salmonella can be killed by Tomato Juice’s Antibacterial Qualities

Tomato juice indeed has certain antibacterial qualities that could aid in the fight against some infections, such as Salmonella. The main cause of this is…
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