30.03.15 In the rest of the world, Salmonella Typhi has only one type of flagellin, the whip-like structure that helps it to move. Indonesian strains have at least three different types. Fernanda Schreiber asks why
18.03.15 Some scientific discoveries become life-changing technologies while others never make it to the clinic. Sarion Bowers introduces an initiative aimed at ensuring progress benefits patients
13.03.15 How do microbes develop a tolerance to antibiotics? Research into the genetic mechanisms suggest it’s something of a waiting game, explains Kate Baker
09.03.15 Why do we age? What’s happening to us at a cellular level? While exploring competing theories, Tamir Chandra and Philip Ewels stumbled on some possible answers
05.03.15 Fred Sanger, who unlocked life’s code, will be honoured at a ceremony this weekend. Anita Sedgewick explains how he and world-changing biologists like him are being remembered.
02.03.15 We’re beginning to understand how bacterial DNA adapts and evolves. John Lees explains the long and short of the technology that’s made it possible