A recent study by Yale researchers found that Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease, exhibits a unique pattern of cell growth, elongating through discrete “hot zones” of cell wall synthesis that mark where daughter cells will divide. This discovery could help yield new, targeted therapies for Lyme disease.
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A recent study led by Yale researchers indicates that the hormone FGF21 may help protect against the collapse of the immune system with age by preventing the degradation of the thymus. This discovery may offer a promising treatment for improving immunity in the elderly, as well as for helping cancer patients following bone marrow transplants.
New Yale research reveals how Salmonella bacteria move when flagella are of no use, adding dimensions to our understanding of bacterial choreography.
Science in the Spotlight: Through the Wormhole – Enthralling television series examines mysteries of the universe
A buzzing combination of physics and philosophy, the television series “Through the Wormhole” examines intriguing questions about human existence in an engaging, accessible manner.
A recent Yale-led study illustrated that soil critters play a huge role in ecosystem structure and dynamics, which has important implications for agricultural and land use management.
Animal manure may be more than just stinky. A recent Yale study showed that cow manure fertilization induces a bloom of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in soil, a finding with important implications for agricultural practices and for public health. According to author