A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore has identified a host protein involved in enterovirus 71 infection of the brain.
Scientists in Hong Kong have discovered that skin flakes are a nutrient source for bacteria hiding inside air-conditioning units and therefore a cause of foul odors.
A team of researchers in China report that at periods of prolonged high temperatures favor the growth and spread of the dengue virus.
Using high-speed atomic force microscopy, scientists in Japan have uncovered the mechanism by which bacterial motors are assembled and activated.
A pioneer in coronavirus research, Michael Lai Ming-Chiao shares how a detour in his academic journey brought him to the battlefront of the SARS outbreak.
Scientists in Japan have identified a molecule that stimulates the gut’s natural defences against harmful bacteria.
By manipulating the behavior of bacteria that feed on other bacteria, scientists in Japan are one step closer to developing a ‘living antibiotic’ that could be used to treat infections.
By screening 50,000 compounds, scientists have discovered a non-antibiotic drug that makes multidrug-resistant bacteria more vulnerable to immune clearance.
Scientists in Japan have discovered how a tick-borne virus uses the host neuron’s transportation system to move viral RNA.