Latest James J. Collins Stories

2010-09-01 20:50:18

In the war against antibiotics, bacteria aren't selfish.

2010-09-01 20:46:21

Researchers at Boston University and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard have discovered that charitable behavior exists in one of the most microscopic forms of life—bacteria.

2009-05-29 08:38:35

Biomedical engineers at Boston University have taught bacteria how to count.

2006-01-24 17:01:22

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Vibrating insoles can improve balance in patients with stroke or diabetic neuropathy, a common nerve problem that affects sensation in the feet and elsewhere, Boston researchers report.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.