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SPbU scientists have discovered the first family of extracellular Rickettsia-like bacteria

The Deianiraeaceae, which has become the fourth family in the order Rickettsiales, currently contains one genus, Deianiraea. All previously investigated Rickettsiales are obligate...

It’s not easy being green

Despite how essential plants are for life on Earth, little is known about how parts of plant cells orchestrate growth and greening....

After Hurricane Maria, these lizards developed a grip that’s 10 times...

tAfter Hurricane Maria, anole species on the island of Dominica developed super strong grips.tThis development may be one of the fasted rates of evolutionary...

Gut microbes eat our medication

The first time Vayu Maini Rekdal manipulated microbes, he made a decent sourdough bread. At the time, young Maini Rekdal, and most people...

The surprising reason why some lemurs may be more sensitive to...

DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University scientists have given us another way to tell which endangered lemur species are most at risk from deforestation...

Squid could thrive under climate change

Squid will survive and may even flourish under even the worst-case ocean acidification scenarios, according to a new study published this week.Dr Blake Spady,...

Research identifies key driver for infanticide among chimpanzees

Research conducted by the University of Kent has suggested that the sexual selection hypothesis for infanticide may be the key driver for the high...

Honeybee mite raises bumblebee virus risk

A mite that spreads a dangerous virus among honeybees also plays an indirect role in infecting wild bumblebees, new research shows. The Varroa...

A microscopic topographic map of cellular function

The flow of traffic through our nation's highways and byways is meticulously mapped and studied, but less is known about how materials in...

Norovirus structures could help develop treatments for food poisoning

Cold Spring Harbor, NY -- Noroviruses are a leading cause of food-borne illness outbreaks, accounting for 58% of all outbreaks and cause...