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Dept. of Chemistry seminar Jan. 8
January 8, 2018

Dr. Ryan Jackson, Assistant Professor at Utah State University, will present “CRISPR RNA – guided adaptive immunity in bacteriain.”

A mother’s microbial gift
January 2, 2018

PULLMAN, Wash. – It happened again, most recently at a conference in Prague. After she gave her talk, a scientist came up to Shelley McGuire, a pioneer exploring the microbial communities found in human breast milk, and told her, “You don’t know how to take a sample. Your samples must have been contaminated. Human milk is sterile.”

Honey bees are key to broadening our mealtime choices
November 22, 2017

During your morning coffee, noon-time salad, or even that Thanksgiving meal, the honey bee is your constant companion. About a third of our diet depends on pollinated crops, not just fruit and vegetables but also the alfalfa that feeds dairy herds.