I am pleased to have a guest post in my "Story behind the paper" series. This one is from Jeremy Barr in Forest Rohwer's lab about a new PNAS paper.
Bacteriophage and mucus. Two unlikely entities, or an exceptional symbiosis?
By Jeremy J. Barr
Our recent research at The Rohwer Lab at San Diego State University investigates a new symbiosis formed between bacteriophage, viruses that only infect and kill bacteria, and mucus, that slimy stuff coating your mouth, nose, […]
How’s this for a catch 22: A judge has ruled that a North Texas lesbian couple can’t live together because of a morality clause in one of the women’s divorce papers. The clause is common in divorce cases in Texas and other states. It prevents a divorced parent from having a romantic partner spend the night while […]
Note: This is a Guest Post by Jim Godwin. Jim has spent decades working outside and conducting studies on the natural history and conservation of amphibians and reptiles. He has countless stories. I'm trying to convince him to contribute to this blog regularly; please help me encourage him in the Comments.
I have had a life-long interest in amphibians and reptiles