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How does Lyme disease wreak havoc on humans? Interdisciplinary team of Texas A&M scientists looks for answers

Researchers publish findings in the Journal of Immunology
Chemical Engineering

Lightning in a bacterium: Electric fields that generate growth may also contribute to drug resistance

Researchers publish their results in the American Society for Microbiology’s mBio Journal

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.

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

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

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

Researchers discover a suppressive gene that inhibits natural response