A handful of antibiotic-resistant bacteria can protect an entire colony.
A new strategy for generating plug-and-play components could make life easier for synthetic biologists.
Researchers have traced the sequence of metabolic events that kill E. coli bacteria when they are treated with the antibiotic gentamicin.
Fifty-six of the nation's most creative biomedical scientists are being given the opportunity to tackle their most ambitious, risky research plans as they become the newest class of HHMI investigators.
Scientists have found that they can modify naturally occurring viruses to create targeted weapons against biofilms.