Prokaryotes can detect hallmark viral proteins and trigger cell death through a process seen across all domains of life.
Using this diagnostic, doctors could avoid prescribing antibiotics in cases where they won’t be effective.
Microbes that safely break down antibiotics could prevent opportunistic infections and reduce antibiotic resistance.
Scientists propose a new mechanism by which oxygen may have first built up in the atmosphere
Novel lysin Abp013 has shown promising antimicrobial ability against Acinetobacter baumannii and Klebsiella pneumoniae.
A new study sheds light on how a protein pumps toxic molecules out of bacterial cells.
New findings may help researchers hone predictions for where phytoplankton will migrate with climate change.
HASTS PhD student Rijul Kochhar tracks changing medical and microbial realities, and examines what they portend for society.
The Raman spectroscopy-based method enables early detection and quantification of pathogens in plants, to enhance plant disease management.
A new study shows oxygenic photosynthesis likely evolved between 3.4 and 2.9 billion years ago.
Technique for editing bacterial genomes can record interactions between cells, may offer a way to edit genes in the human microbiome.