scientific discovery

A Third Form of Flagella-Mediated Motility Discovered

by Gakushuin University

Researchers have discovered an unforeseen form of flagella-mediated motility shown by pest bean bug symbionts, in which they swim by wrapping their flagellar filaments around their cell bodies

New Type of Virus Found in the Ocean

by Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The unusual characteristics of these abundant, bacteria-killing viruses could lead to evolutionary insights

Accidental Discoveries That Go Boom

by American Chemical Society

In the second edition of the accidental discoveries series, Reactions explains the stories of how TNT, dynamite, and even air bags were discovered totally by accident