There’s more to virus biology than meets the eye. Viruses that infect bacteria can listen for key cellular signals to help them make decisions. Even worse, they can use the cell’s own “ears” to do the listening for them. Continue Reading Viruses may be ‘watching’ you – some microbes lie in wait until their hosts unknowingly give them the signal to start multiplying and kill them
All rain comes from a combination of two things: moisture in the air – usually in the form of clouds – and currents of air moving upwards. Continue Reading Why Does Some Rain Fall Harder Than Other Rain?
ICE’s decision could increase tuition for American students, cost thousands of jobs, and erode America’s stature in the world. Continue Reading Sending International Students Home Would Sap US Influence and Hurt the Economy
In a 5-4 decision the Supreme Court has ruled that partisan gerrymandering is not unconstitutional. The issue is a political one, according to the court, not a legal one. Continue Reading After Supreme Court Decision, Gerrymandering Fix Is up to Voters