The Vast Viral World: What We Know (and Don’t Know)
Microbiology:Exploring the minuscule and mysterious world of viruses.
Preserving a Sense of Wonder in DNA
Microbiology:A bold project codes human data into microbes that will survive for millions of years.
What Defines a Stem Cell?
Microbiology:Our cells have more diverse regenerative capabilities than anyone expected.
Why Do Jellyfish Glow?
Microbiology:A fluorescent protein helped researchers illuminate human cellular biology.
How Water Can Identify Murder Victims and Fake Scotch
Microbiology:These maps pinpoint an object’s origins by the isotope ratio in the water.
Ingenious: Nick Lane
Microbiology:The biochemist explains the elements of life, sex, and aging.
Yes, Life in the Fast Lane Kills You
Microbiology:New insights into mitochondria reveal how life expends energy.
How the Western Diet Has Derailed Our Evolution
Microbiology:Burgers and fries have nearly killed our ancestral microbiome.
Infected Monkeys and Other Cautionary Tales From the Biolab
Microbiology:No matter how safe the lab is, humans working with deadly bioagents can make errors.