Although preventing and controlling infectious diseases have raised life expectancy rates, public awareness about these diseases and how they can be controlled has declined. Inaccurate information, misperceptions, and questionable practices thus threaten to reverse gains made in public health. More...
Cell motility in pure cultures of halophilic archaea was first observed almost a century ago and, in methanogens, at least as long ago as 1951, when Methanococcus vannielii was first isolated. Although M. vannielii was reported as bein...More...
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI) was established in 1997 to consolidate the department's programs and resources in DNA sequencing, informatics, and technology development. Soon after, the University of California, which manages the Lawrence Berkeley National L...More...