Archive: 25/03/2008

Common aquatic animals show extreme resistance to radiation

Scientists at Harvard University have found that a common class of freshwater invertebrate animals called bdelloid rotifers are extraordinarily resistant to ionizing radiation, surviving and continuing to reproduce after ...

dateMar 25, 2008 in
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Finely tuned WspRs help bacteria beat body by building biofilm

Bacteria are particularly harmful to human health when they band together to form a biofilm—a sheet composed of many individual bacteria glued together—because this can allow them to escape from both antibiotics and the ...

dateMar 25, 2008 in
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