Some musings on our favorite mycological marvels.
Scientists are turning to microbes to manufacture scents and flavors
The arrival of an antibiotic resistant gene in the US has moved us closer to the post-antibiotic era
Researchers have identified enzymes from bacteria in mud to help develop flavor-based chemicals
The first alternative of what will likely be many to come
A scientist gets cozy with the most alien microbes in the world
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These gene-slicers may help tackle HIV, Alzheimer's, and brain cancer.
By tinkering with the enzyme's structure, researchers have improved its stability and ability to break down cocaine.
Plus, why Esquire's consequence-free drinking method sounds like total bunk.
Visions of a sweet future
Multiple enzymes delivered in a nanocapsule could work as an alcohol antidote, reducing blood alcohol levels and preventing liver damage.
According to this laboratory study, the desire for a stiff drink could go further back than we think.
Listening to lysozymes with one of the smallest transistors ever made
The successful use of an engineered chemzyme is a world first
How to heal an infection that defies antibiotics? Another infection. Doctors in Eastern Europe have used lab-grown viruses to safely cure millions of wounds. So why can't we do the same here?
Snake Venom Reflects More Than 100 Million Years of Evolution
A new machine that makes any blood type universal could lessen the risk of fatal transfusion mix-ups
The genetic tests our writer took to determine what kinds of illnesses he might have