Chemists synthesize fungal compound with anti-cancer activity

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ten years ago, William Fenical of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography isolated from an ocean-living fungus a compound that has since shown the ability to kill cancer cells in the lab. Now, for the first ...

Details of Bacterial ‘Injection’ System Revealed

(PhysOrg.com) -- New details of the composition and structure of a needlelike protein complex on the surface of certain bacteria may help scientists develop new strategies to thwart infection. The research, conducted in part ...