Serotonin may motivate fruit flies to search for protein-rich foods. This, in turn, may explain something about how food affects longevity.
Basic Science and Laboratory Research
A new journal article explains how crowdsourcing platforms, such as Amazon Mechanical Turk, can help find research subjects, even from rare populations.
The presence of bacteria in an unexpected place suggests that a vicious cycle of inflammation and microbiome disruption may influence illnesses such as sepsis and acute lung failure.
Multidisciplinary collaborations can promote a new understanding of microbes’ human and ecological impacts.