The task of ensuring affordable access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food for all is one of the major challenges of the 21st century.

Salmonella

Unravelling the secrets of Salmonella infection

01 May 2009

Two new studies have uncovered important clues about how a prolific pathogen causes disease.

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Salmonella

Completing the jigsaw: multidrug resistance in bacteria

01 April 2009

The discovery of an elusive pump component opens up new avenues to understand and combat multidrug-resistant bacteria.

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Clockwork

Clockwork plants

01 May 2008

How do plants tell the time and the passing of the seasons? Plant scientists are enlisting the help of engineers in their quest to uncover the...

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