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Antibiotic's killer strategy revealed

Using a special profiling technique, scientists at Princeton have determined the mechanism of action of a potent antibiotic, known as tropodithietic acid (TDA), leading them to uncover its hidden ability as a potential anticancer ...

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Q&A: Details about the latest round of bird flu

In just a few days, a bird flu virus has led to the deaths of more than 400,000 turkeys and chickens on 10 farms in a southwest Indiana county that's the state's largest turkey producer. Here are some questions and answers ...

dateJan 20, 2016 in Other
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Video: Toward a universal flu shot

It's time to fend off the flu, and millions are getting their shot to defend against this year's predicted strains. The latest Speaking of Chemistry episode highlights recent research that might make this annual tradition ...

dateDec 03, 2015 in Other
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