New communication code discovered in disease-causing bacteria

Single-celled bacteria communicate with each other using coded messages to coordinate attacks on their targets. Until now, the diversity of codes employed by these invading bacteria was thought to be extremely limited. However, a new report published D…

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Researchers Select Microbes to Improve Chocolate
It may seem hard to imagine improving on the world’s best chocolates, but that is the goal of a team of microbiologists from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium. Raw cocoa beans have an astring…

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