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Buildings grown by bacteria — new research is finding ways to...

Wil Srubar, University of Colorado Boulder Buildings are not unlike a human body. They have bones and skin; they breathe. Electrified, they consume energy, regulate...

Re-creating live-animal markets in the lab lets researchers see how pathogens...

Richard Bowen, Colorado State University and Alan Rudolph, Colorado State University Nobody yet knows for sure the definitive origins of the newly recognized coronavirus now...

Not all genes are necessary for survival – these species dropped...

Jessica M. Velez, University of Tennessee; Alison Gerken, Kansas State University, and Amey Redkar, Universidad de Córdoba Humans, the latest tally suggests, have approximately 21,000...

The womb isn’t sterile – healthy babies are born with bacteria...

Kent Willis, University of Tennessee For the last hundred years, scientists have believed that humans develop in a womb that remains sterile and completely isolated...

The new field of sonogenetics uses sound waves to control the...

Sreekanth Chalasani, University of California San Diego What if you didn’t need surgery to implant a pacemaker on a faulty heart? What if you could...

How fireflies glow – and what signals they’re sending

Clyde Sorenson, North Carolina State University You might not really be sure you saw what you think you saw when the first one shows up....

Spider glue’s sticky secret revealed by new genetic research

Sarah Stellwagen, University of Maryland, Baltimore County What do all of the over 45,000 described spider species on Earth have in common? Each makes at...

Giant mosquitoes flourish in floodwaters that hurricanes leave behind

Michael Reiskind, North Carolina State University After Hurricane Florence, reports started rolling in of “giant mosquito” sightings – and bitings – throughout North Carolina. What’s...

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