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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.

Nanoparticle transport across the blood brain barrier increases with Alzheimer’s and age, study finds

Shelby Lawson

Neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease affect more than 270 million people worldwide.

Genetic sequencing uncovers unexpected source of pathogens in floodwaters

Lois Yoksoulian

Researchers report in the journal Geohealth that local rivers and streams were the source of the Salmonella enterica contamination along coastal North Car

Genetics of host plants determine what microorganisms they attract

Ananya Sen

Plants often develop communities with microorganisms in their roots, which influences plant health and development.

Pesticides and adjuvants disrupt honey bee’s sense of smell

Ananya Sen

It has long been known that exposure to pesticide sprays is harmful to honey bees.