When the going gets tough in the microscopic world of bacteria, one of the best bets is to form a biofilm, an immobile colony of cells that offers protection against harsh conditions.
In a paper published last week in the journal Nature Chemistry, physics professor Mark Williams and his team present new research that elucidates a long-held paradox about a protein called APOBEC3G that could transform HIV drug discovery.
In a recently released paper Alessandro Vespignani and his collaborators provide hard numbers regarding accidental escape of a lethal virus. And they aren’t good.
University Distinguished Professor of Biology Kim Lewis and his team have published a study that presents a novel approach to treat and eliminate MRSA.
Three Northeastern spinoff companies were highlighted in a recent report by The Science Coalition as examples of how federally funded university research and the companies created from that work can boost the U.S. economy.
Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato is a science journalist who writes for such outlets as National Geographic, Everyday Health, and Scientific American. She was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 23, 2013.
Biology and environmental science student Clint Valentine is always searching for his next big adventure.
Every fourth breath you take comes from cyanobacteria, which populate the planet’s waters.
Matt Hall, @kwinkunks, is a geologist turned geophysicist with Agile*. He was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 16.
Social insects such as ants, termites, and some bees and wasps live in a sort of eternal “airplane environment.”