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Microbes that live in fishes’ slimy mucus coating could lead chemists...

Sandra Loesgen, Oregon State University One day in the future, you may take a pill to treat an illness – and owe your recovery to...

How scientists are fighting infection-causing biofilms

Nicholas Fitzkee, Mississippi State University The surfaces people interact with every day may seem rather mundane, but at the molecular scale, there is more activity...

Math shows how DNA twists, turns and unzips

Mariel Vazquez, University of California, Davis If you’ve ever seen a picture of a DNA molecule, you probably saw it in its famous B-form: two...

Sugars in mother’s milk help shape baby’s microbiome and ward off...

Steven Townsend, Vanderbilt University While living in a mother’s womb, cushioned by amniotic fluid and protected from the outside world, babies have only minimal exposure...

Why you may not need all those days of antibiotics

Brad Spellberg, University of Southern California A recent article in the British Medical Journal set off a bit of a firestorm with its claim that...

Don’t hate your gut: It may help you lose weight, fight...

Jasenka Zubcevic, University of Florida and Christopher Martynuik, University of Florida A universe of organisms living inside you may affect every part of your body,...

Bugs as treatment: coming to a clinic near you…

By Paul Bertrand, RMIT University and Anna Walduck, RMIT University When you’re sick, you want the most effective treatment to help get you back on...

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Five workplace trends will shape life after lockdown

Dave Cook, UCL We are experiencing the biggest remote work experiment in history – but many are beginning to imagine life after lockdown. Amid unprecedented...