Toxin-antitoxin gene pairs make a quick suicide mechanism for bacteria facing viral invasion
How does a helpful virus often used for gene therapy break into cells?
Dr. Assaf Vardi and his Weizmann team joined a month-long research cruise to study the life cycle of a tiny microorganism
The beneficial bacteria in our guts are open to attack from viruses
Autoimmune disease in bacteria: The finding could lead to new kinds of antibiotics.
A series of studies has shown that the connective tissue surrounding our cells plays a very active role in human health and disease ...
Viruses that infect bacteria communicate to coordinate infection
A viral infection in marine microorganisms has consequences for the entire planet
Uncovering the virus's plans may help predict the demise of algal blooms
Sea breezes may play an unwitting role in the decimation of giant algal blooms