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Dogs on Duty: Canine Detection of Plant Pathogens

Dogs on Duty: Canine Detection of Plant Pathogens

Image courtesy of UIHere. As technological advancement allows the world to become increasingly connected through trade and travel, exotic pathogens spread more easily across the globe. These pathogens are not limited to human disease but include plant pathogens as well.

RIG-Ing the Immune System: Discovering the mechanisms of immune receptor activation

RIG-Ing the Immune System: Discovering the mechanisms of immune receptor activation

The human immune system is widely studied due to its integral role in health, from preventing infection to the development of autoimmune diseases. At Yale University, Professor Anna Pyle’s lab is specifically interested in the function of innate immune receptor

Pests or Engineers?

Pests or Engineers?

How termites help mitigate the effects of rainforest drought When termites come up in everyday conversation, horror stories of tented houses and damaged house foundations usually soon follow. However, of all the termite species in the world, only four percent

Leaves in 3D

Leaves in 3D

Scientists have long studied the internal processes of leaves in two dimensions, yet most of life’s processes occur in three. A technology recently developed and implemented at Yale allows researchers to create more complete models of the inside of leaves