Category: Paper Features

Plasma Explosion Imaging: Blowing up nanoparticles with ultrafast laser pulses

Scientists and engineers have been tinkering with lasers since the 1950’s, building a world in which lasers have become ubiquitous in our daily lives.

Exposing a possible Achilles’ heel in Gram-negative bacteria

Multidrug resistant bacterial infections are a major biomedical problem – how do we fight it?

How Salmonella Typhimurium survives in host macrophages by forcing them to eat blood

Salmonella enterica is a bacterial pathogen notorious for causing food poisoning symptoms that are uncomfortable at best and deadly at worst.

DAT isn’t all that: Cocaine also activates immune cells in the brain, increasing reward and addiction

By figuring out exactly what happens in the brain during drug use, researchers step closer to developing medication that can treat drug abuse.

Yeast study reveals novel regulators of cell division

How does a human embryo go from one cell to 37 trillion cells?

Cardiac valve cells sense their environment through signaling pathways

Within an organism, cells take cues from surrounding tissues and cells, and from the kind of surface on which they exist.