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In Defense Of Naked Mole Rats And What We Can Learn From Them

In Defense Of Naked Mole Rats And What We Can Learn From Them

WashU Expert: Proposed changes will stamp out ‘countless species’

WashU Expert: Proposed changes will stamp out ‘countless species’

Sticky proteins help plants know when — and where — to grow New research uncovers a mechanism that keeps hormone auxin in its place

Sticky proteins help plants know when — and where — to grow New research uncovers a mechanism that keeps hormone auxin in its place

Rethinking seizures associated with cardiac disease: Fly study suggests neuronal gene malfunction, not oxygen deprivation, is behind long QT seizures

Rethinking seizures associated with cardiac disease: Fly study suggests neuronal gene malfunction, not oxygen deprivation, is behind long QT seizures

Haswell and Carlsson receive NSF grant

Haswell and Carlsson receive NSF grant

Strange Evolution: the Weird Future of Life on Earth

Strange Evolution: the Weird Future of Life on Earth

Science meets the great cat debate-review by Jonathan Losos

Science meets the great cat debate-review by Jonathan Losos

‘Antibacterial’ Chemical in Consumer Products Causes More Harm by Making Bacteria Stronger

‘Antibacterial’ Chemical in Consumer Products Causes More Harm by Making Bacteria Stronger

Putting the brakes on lateral root development: Arts & Sciences research could help plants better cope with distinct soil conditions and environments

Putting the brakes on lateral root development: Arts & Sciences research could help plants better cope with distinct soil conditions and environments

Neural Networks and Variance, the Implications for Disease-Futuretech Podcast featuring Keith Hengen

Neural Networks and Variance, the Implications for Disease-Futuretech Podcast featuring Keith Hengen

Mustering a milder mustard Scientists reveal protein responsible for a bitter taste. But will it help us to eat our greens?

Mustering a milder mustard Scientists reveal protein responsible for a bitter taste. But will it help us to eat our greens?

Joe Jez talks about his first year as Biology Chair

Joe Jez talks about his first year as Biology Chair

Dear Scientists: Please Make a Version of Stevia That Isn’t Gross

Dear Scientists: Please Make a Version of Stevia That Isn’t Gross

Gearing up for the Midwestern Collegiate Climate Summit

Gearing up for the Midwestern Collegiate Climate Summit

Structuring sweetness: What makes Stevia so sweet?  The molecular madness that makes an herb 200 times sweeter than sugar

Structuring sweetness: What makes Stevia so sweet? The molecular madness that makes an herb 200 times sweeter than sugar

Petra Anne Levin: Current Biology

Petra Anne Levin: Current Biology

Kathy Miller: reflections on retirement

Kathy Miller: reflections on retirement

Bob Blankenship: reflections on retirement

Bob Blankenship: reflections on retirement

Biology Professors inducted into National Academy of Sciences

Biology Professors inducted into National Academy of Sciences

Can Wearing ‘Well Fashion’ Really Improve Your Health?

Can Wearing ‘Well Fashion’ Really Improve Your Health?

Barbara Schaal to receive NSB Public Service Award

Barbara Schaal to receive NSB Public Service Award

The kids are alright:  Family quarrels in seeds reveal the ways parents and offspring sometimes evolve in conflicting directions

The kids are alright: Family quarrels in seeds reveal the ways parents and offspring sometimes evolve in conflicting directions

Jonathan Losos receives 2019 Sewall Wright Award

Jonathan Losos receives 2019 Sewall Wright Award

Specialist enzymes make E. coli antibiotic resistant at low pH

Specialist enzymes make E. coli antibiotic resistant at low pH

Tidying up: A new way to direct trash to autophagy  Researchers find new way to clean up cells; discovery could aid attack on human disease

Tidying up: A new way to direct trash to autophagy Researchers find new way to clean up cells; discovery could aid attack on human disease

Creating sustainable bioplastics from electricity-eating microbes

Creating sustainable bioplastics from electricity-eating microbes

Rusted root: Weedy rice repeatedly evolves ‘cheater’ root traits

Rusted root: Weedy rice repeatedly evolves ‘cheater’ root traits

Faculty Spotlight: April Bednarski

Faculty Spotlight: April Bednarski

Study shows how electricity-eating microbes use electrons to fix carbon dioxide

Study shows how electricity-eating microbes use electrons to fix carbon dioxide

Bose Lab publishes new paper in Nature Communications

Bose Lab publishes new paper in Nature Communications

Sinking really low – the story of a microbe, electricity and carbon dioxide

Sinking really low – the story of a microbe, electricity and carbon dioxide

Vierstra wins Stephen Hales Prize

Vierstra wins Stephen Hales Prize

Washington People: Erik Herzog

Washington People: Erik Herzog

Blodgett awarded CAREER grant to study biosynthetic silence

Blodgett awarded CAREER grant to study biosynthetic silence

Germ-Killing Chemical Shields Bacteria From Antibiotics

Germ-Killing Chemical Shields Bacteria From Antibiotics

WashU Expert: The eternal sunshine of perennial ‘wintertime’:  Abandoning daylight saving time makes public health sense

WashU Expert: The eternal sunshine of perennial ‘wintertime’: Abandoning daylight saving time makes public health sense

Bose receives US Army grant

Bose receives US Army grant

Blodgett receives CAREER grant from NSF

Blodgett receives CAREER grant from NSF

Chemical added to consumer products impairs response to antibiotic treatment: Triclosan added to toothpaste, mouthwash to kill bacteria inadvertently makes such cells stronger

Chemical added to consumer products impairs response to antibiotic treatment: Triclosan added to toothpaste, mouthwash to kill bacteria inadvertently makes such cells stronger

Earning a bee’s wings: In hives, graduating to forager a requirement for social membership

Earning a bee’s wings: In hives, graduating to forager a requirement for social membership

Three faculty members named microbiology fellows

Three faculty members named microbiology fellows

Tamed Conflict:  How evolutionary biologists attempt to make sense of the existence of organisms from first principles

Tamed Conflict: How evolutionary biologists attempt to make sense of the existence of organisms from first principles

Roy Curtiss III and Josephine Clark-Curtiss talk about life after Wash U

Roy Curtiss III and Josephine Clark-Curtiss talk about life after Wash U

Faculty Spotlight: Heather Barton

Faculty Spotlight: Heather Barton

Purple reigns

Purple reigns

How to make your podcast stand out in a crowded market

How to make your podcast stand out in a crowded market

Like a spelling bee, but for neuroscience: WashU Brain Bee set for Feb. 16

Like a spelling bee, but for neuroscience: WashU Brain Bee set for Feb. 16

Biology Professor Highlights Active Learning in Science Education

Biology Professor Highlights Active Learning in Science Education

Plant’s recycling system important in sickness and in health

Plant’s recycling system important in sickness and in health

Should Evolution Treat Our Microbes as Part of Us?

Should Evolution Treat Our Microbes as Part of Us?

Biology Chair Joseph Jez elected as AAAS Fellow

Biology Chair Joseph Jez elected as AAAS Fellow

New maps hint at how electric fish got their big brains

New maps hint at how electric fish got their big brains

Faculty Spotlight: Mary Lambo

Faculty Spotlight: Mary Lambo

Replaying the tape of life: Is it possible?

Replaying the tape of life: Is it possible?

Erik Herzog on Daylight Savings Time

Erik Herzog on Daylight Savings Time

Richard D. Vierstra receives NIH grant

Richard D. Vierstra receives NIH grant

Obituary: David L. Kirk, professor emeritus of biology, ISP faculty fellow, 84

Obituary: David L. Kirk, professor emeritus of biology, ISP faculty fellow, 84

Dr. Himadri Pakrasi receives U.S. Department of Energy grant

Dr. Himadri Pakrasi receives U.S. Department of Energy grant

Keith Hengen is chosen to be a Next Generation Leader by the Allen Institute for Brain Science

Keith Hengen is chosen to be a Next Generation Leader by the Allen Institute for Brain Science

Erik Herzog receives the Award for Education in Neuroscience from the Society for Neuroscience (SfN)

Erik Herzog receives the Award for Education in Neuroscience from the Society for Neuroscience (SfN)

Feeding Electricity To Bacteria

Feeding Electricity To Bacteria

Monkey DNA may solve mysteries, help conservation

Monkey DNA may solve mysteries, help conservation

Faculty Spotlight: Joseph Jez, Biology Chair

Faculty Spotlight: Joseph Jez, Biology Chair

Sniffing out error in detection dog data

Sniffing out error in detection dog data

In sync: How cells make connections could impact circadian rhythm

In sync: How cells make connections could impact circadian rhythm

Jonathan Losos publishes new book

Jonathan Losos publishes new book

Bacteria in a changing environment

Bacteria in a changing environment

Leggy lizards don’t survive the storm

Leggy lizards don’t survive the storm

Jez Lab receives NSF grant to collaborate with Maeda Lab at UW-Madison

Jez Lab receives NSF grant to collaborate with Maeda Lab at UW-Madison

Strassmann/Queller Lab receives NSF grant

Strassmann/Queller Lab receives NSF grant

Jonathan Myers and collaborators awarded NSF EAGER grant

Jonathan Myers and collaborators awarded NSF EAGER grant

Researchers engineer bacteria that create fertilizer out of thin air

Researchers engineer bacteria that create fertilizer out of thin air

Ram Dixit named new co-director of the Plant and Microbial Biosciences

Ram Dixit named new co-director of the Plant and Microbial Biosciences

Jonathan Myers and Hani Zaher receive tenure

Jonathan Myers and Hani Zaher receive tenure

ISP’s Victoria May honored for work with students

ISP’s Victoria May honored for work with students

A New Species in Forest Park

A New Species in Forest Park

Three biology faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Three biology faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Bugged out by climate change

Bugged out by climate change

Sally Elgin: Lessons learned in a life of science

Sally Elgin: Lessons learned in a life of science

Sally Elgin receives the Arthur Holly Compton Faculty Achievement Award

Sally Elgin receives the Arthur Holly Compton Faculty Achievement Award

Sustaining life on Earth

Sustaining life on Earth

Faculty Spotlight: Jonathan Losos

Faculty Spotlight: Jonathan Losos

WashU Spaces: Keith Hengen

WashU Spaces: Keith Hengen

Hands-on event teaches St. Louis teens about cell biology

Hands-on event teaches St. Louis teens about cell biology

Yehuda Ben-Shahar awarded $770,000 by the National Science Foundation

Yehuda Ben-Shahar awarded $770,000 by the National Science Foundation

Making Drugs From Bugs

Making Drugs From Bugs

Is Daylight Saving Time necessary? And, why ‘springing ahead’ is harder than ‘falling back’

Is Daylight Saving Time necessary? And, why ‘springing ahead’ is harder than ‘falling back’

Keeping plant-cell motors on track

Keeping plant-cell motors on track

(Daylight Saving) Time is not on your side

(Daylight Saving) Time is not on your side

Arms races and cooperation among amoebae in the wild

Arms races and cooperation among amoebae in the wild

Haswell elected council delegate for AAAS

Haswell elected council delegate for AAAS

The Secret Lives of Plants

The Secret Lives of Plants

Celebrating science at the ISP’s annual Darwin Day

Celebrating science at the ISP’s annual Darwin Day

Secrets of teaching with Wikipedia

Secrets of teaching with Wikipedia

David Kirk receives 2018 Science Educator Award from the Academy of Science – St. Louis

David Kirk receives 2018 Science Educator Award from the Academy of Science – St. Louis

Becoming a biotech explorer

Becoming a biotech explorer

St. Louis Area Brain Bee Takes Teens Inside the Human Mind

St. Louis Area Brain Bee Takes Teens Inside the Human Mind

Obituary: John Majors, emeritus professor of biochemistry, molecular biophysics, 69

Obituary: John Majors, emeritus professor of biochemistry, molecular biophysics, 69

2 St. Louis plant scientists dig deep into the struggles of research

2 St. Louis plant scientists dig deep into the struggles of research

 Arpita Bose receives a $40,000 collaboration initiation grant

Arpita Bose receives a $40,000 collaboration initiation grant

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