• Posted on February 27, 2009
    Going to Extremes

    Extremeophilic microbes have learned how to deal with
    near-boiling temperatures and other brutal conditions. To microbiologists, that makes
    them fascinating—and useful.

  • Posted on November 17, 2007
    A New Wrinkle

    CALS research launches a rival to BoTox.

  • Posted on November 16, 2007
    Microbial Mixer

    CALS’ new microbiology research building is an experiment in collaboration.

  • Posted on October 17, 2007
    The Hidden Power of Plants

    Grasses and crop residues could become the alternative fuels of the future, but scientists must first unlock their energy. With a new $125 million grant, CALS scientists are turning everywhere––even to insects––to figure out how.