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Tiny creatures may play a crucial role in mixing ocean nutrients.
It's safe to say that cilia, the hairlike appendages jutting out from the smooth surfaces of most mammalian cells, have long been misunderstood â€“ underestimated, even.
The deaths of nearby relatives has a curious effect on the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus -- surviving cells lose their stickiness.
A protein complex mutated in human disease removes excess signaling molecules to prevent them from damaging cilia.
A new study reveals how molecular motors that power important subcellular movements can generate cyclical motion.
Research team uncovers how the bacterium that causes ulcers travels through the sticky gels of stomach mucus.
Researchers have developed a new method for studying bacterial swimming, one that allows them to trap Escherichia coli bacteria and modify the microbes' environment without hindering the way they move.
Yale University scientists say they have, for the first time, observed and tracked E.
Yale engineers have for the first time observed and tracked E coli bacteria moving in a liquid medium with a motion similar to that of a kayak paddle.
Findings show that structure is the same throughout bacterial kingdom, and may provide insight into more complex signaling pathways.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.