A novel combination therapy for treating vancomycin-resistant bacterial infections
Developed at SMART, the therapy stimulates the host immune system to more effectively clear bacterial infections and accelerate infected wound healing.
March 24, 2023 • ~5 min
Are you a rapid ager? Biological age is a better health indicator than the number of years you've lived, but it's tricky to measure
Aging is a major risk factor for many chronic diseases. Figuring out what influences longevity and how to identify rapid agers could lead to healthier and longer lives for more people.
March 15, 2023 • ~10 min
Smell is the crucial sense that holds ant society together, helping the insects recognize, communicate and cooperate with one another
Researchers explore what happens when ants can’t properly use smell to detect friend from foe.
March 13, 2023 • ~7 min
Unlocking secrets of the honeybee dance language – bees learn and culturally transmit their communication skills
Honeybees possess one of the most complex examples of nonhuman communication. New research suggests that it is learned and culturally passed down from older to younger bees.
March 9, 2023 • ~8 min
Study confirms why we need female mice in neuroscience research
Researchers found that female mice, despite ongoing hormonal fluctuations, exhibit exploratory behavior that is more stable than that of their male peers, countering the belief that the hormone cycle in females causes behavioral variation that could throw off results.
March 8, 2023 • ~12 min