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  • A microfluidics study shows that bacterial biofilms form wrinkles when they grow and detach from a solid surface.

    • Ursula Hofer
    In Brief
  • Two recent studies highlight the potential of broadly neutralizing monoclonal antibodies for the long-term control of HIV in the absence of antiretroviral therapy.

    • Ashley York
    Research Highlight
  • A single-cell microfluidics study shows that phenotypic heterogeneity and fast growth can reduce antibiotic susceptibility.

    • Ursula Hofer
    In Brief
  • A study in hamsters shows prolonged inflammatory changes after COVID-19.

    • Ursula Hofer
    In Brief
  • A study in mice links a metabolite of the gut microbiota to age-related microglia death.

    • Ursula Hofer
    In Brief
  • A retrospective analysis of seven cases of monkeypox describes virus loads over time and looks at potential management options.

    • Ursula Hofer
    In Brief
  • An analysis of the economic impact of biofilms estimates it at almost US$4,000 billion per year globally.

    • Ursula Hofer
    In Brief
  • This study reports that a short prokaryotic argonaute protein from the archaeon Sulfolobus islandicus and its genetically associated proteins Aga1 and Aga2 confer antiviral defence by abortive infection.

    • Andrea Du Toit
    Research Highlight
  • This study shows that upon urinary tract infections, uropathogenic Escherichia coli persist and subsequently adapt to the distinct physiological conditions encountered in the gastrointestinal and urinary environments.

    • Agustina Taglialegna
    Research Highlight
  • A study looking at the Tibetan Plateau finds that microbial shifts might contribute to irreversible soil degradation.

    • Ursula Hofer
    In Brief
  • This study used engineered bacteria to record the transcriptional responses of transiting bacteria in the gut environment.

    • Ursula Hofer
    In Brief
  • A study in mice shows that antibiotic treatment predisposes to invasive fungal infection through gut dysbiosis and barrier dysfunction.

    • Ursula Hofer
    In Brief
  • This Genome Watch highlights recently reported methods that enable genome editing of microorganisms within phylogenetically diverse communities.

    • Susannah G. Tringe
    Genome Watch
  • This Genome Watch highlights how metagenomics can fill the knowledge gap of the wild avian gut microbiome and enable the early detection of antibiotic-resistant bacteria with implications for public health policy and conservation management.

    • Physilia Ying Shi Chua
    • Jacob Agerbo Rasmussen
    Genome Watch
  • A recent study shows that chemotaxis shapes the microscale organization of the ocean’s microbiome.

    • Ashley York
    Research Highlight
  • A study in germ-free mice shows that the gut microbiota can influence dietary choices of the host.

    • Ursula Hofer
    In Brief