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The colorful history of plastids

Credit: S Sibbald and J Archibald A billion years ago, a single-celled eukaryote engulfed a cyanobacterium--an organism capable of converting the sun's energy into food in the form of carbohydrates. In one of the single most

Media tip sheet: Ecological forecasting

Featured presentations at the 105th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America Ecological forecasts are predictions about the future state of an ecosystem - the level of a service it will provide, say, or the diversity it will…

Giant leap in diagnosing liver disease

Stool microbes make a challenging diagnosis easier Credit: Salk Institute LA JOLLA--(July 1, 2020) Chronic liver disease represents a major global public health problem affecting an estimated 844 million people, according to