Enzyme structures illuminate mechanism behind bacteria’s bioremediation prowess
Posted: 03/27/2017
The work is important because it provides a glimpse of the mechanics of a process that could be harnessed to help clean up oil spills and create valuable new chemicals.

Yellow fever killing thousands of monkeys in Brazil
Posted: 03/21/2017
In a vulnerable forest in southeastern Brazil, where the air was once thick with the guttural chatter of brown howler monkeys, there now exists silence. Yellow fever, a virus carried by mosquitoes and endemic to Africa and South America, has killed thousands of monkeys since late 2016.

Researchers gain insight into day-to-day lives of parents raising children with autism
Posted: 03/20/2017
A new study led by Sigan Hartley looks at the daily experiences of these parents to provide a more detailed picture of the strengths and vulnerabilities of couples raising a child with ASD.