Archive: 08/20/2007

Frog plus frying pan equals better antibiotic

By creating "Teflon" versions of natural antibiotics found in frog skin, a research team led by biological chemist E. Neil Marsh has made the potential drugs better at thwarting bacterial defenses, an improvement that could ...

Aug 20, 2007 4.7 / 5 (6) 0

Australian orchids' sneaky sex tricks

Australian orchids are engaged in an arms race, using sensory overload to seduce male insects. Macquarie University PhD student Anne Gaskett has discovered just how they do it. Her work is important to the ...

Aug 20, 2007 4 / 5 (8) 0