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Microbiology

Microbiology

Confocal microscope allows scientists to study near-3D images of tiny, living organisms in real time

College of Agriculture professor touts advantages over conventional technology
Chemical Engineering

Smaller doses, yet effective: New drug-delivery system will target bacteria that resist more than one antibiotic

Research received funding from National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.
Epidemiology

How do bacteria react to nonlethal levels of antibiotics? New algorithm estimates rates of mutation

A&M team publishes findings in the Bulletin of Mathematical Biology
Biomedical Engineering

How do you kill bacteria when antibiotics fail? Shine a light on the problem, new A&M study suggests

Research team publishes results in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Environment

Cleaning up ‘forever chemicals’: Plant-based material can eat PFAs

Researches publish findings from federally funded project in Nature Communications
Chemical Engineering

Colonizing the stomach: How do cancer-causing bacteria navigate?

Engineers use optical traps to slow down germs and study their movements
COVID-19

Breaking out: How COVID-19 viruses overcome our immune systems

Researchers discover a suppressive gene that inhibits natural response
Agriculture

Resisting pests: Modern corn gets boost from ancestor’s microbes

Multidisciplinary team aims to create an insect-control method that is also environmentally friendly
Chemical Engineering

New worlds to conquer: Bacteria adapt navigation to environment

Flagella can adjust precisely to changes in the viscosity of surrounding fluids, A&M researchers discover.