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Cape Lion was genetically diverse prior to extinction, researchers find

Shelby Lawson

Cape lions used to roam the Cape Flats grassland plains of South Africa, in what is now known as Western Cape Providence.

Taher Saif elected to National Academy of Engineering

Lois Yoksoulian

Taher Saif (M-CELS/RBTE), the Edward William and Jane Marr Gutgsell Professor in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, has been elected to the National

Zeynep Madak Erdogan Receives American Association for Cancer Research Award

Jonathan King

Cancer Center at Illinois Associate Director for Education and Sylvia D.

Microbial division of labor produces higher biofuel yields

Diana Yates

Scientists have found a way to boost ethanol production via yeast fermentation, a standard method for converting plant sugars into biofuels.

New insights into how epilancin 15X kills bacteria

Ananya Sen

Antimicrobial resistance has emerged as a global threat that requires urgent attention.

Talking tomatoes: How their communication is influenced by enemies and friends

Ananya Sen

Plants produce a range of chemicals known as volatile organic compounds that influence their interactions with the world around them.

Structural study of mucosal antibody reveals unexpected host-pathogen interactions

Quang Nguyen, School of MCB Communications

Researchers design new open-source technology for interfacing with living neurons

Shelby Lawson

Neurons intricately communicate and respond to stimuli within a vast network, orchestrating essential functions from basic bodily processes to complex thoughts.

New insights into what helps Salmonella cause infections

Ananya Sen

Salmonella is notorious for surviving and replicating in macrophages, which are normally lethal to invading bacteria because of their inhospitable environment.

Charles Schroeder

Amber Rose

To solve the problems of today’s society, an interdisciplinary approach to research is necessary.

Researchers improve seed nitrogen content by reducing plant chlorophyll levels

Ananya Sen

Chlorophyll plays a pivotal role in photosynthesis, which is why plants have evolved to have high chlorophyll levels in their leaves.