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From ‘living’ cement to medicine-delivering biofilms, biologists remake the material world – Science Magazine

Engineered microbes tailor-made this biofilm (green), shown on a glass bead. NEEL JOSHI By Robert F. ServiceFeb. 18, 2020 , 1:50 PM The bricks in Wil Srubar’s lab at the University of Colorado, Boulder, aren’t just alive, they’re reproducing. They are churned out by bacteria that convert sand, nutrients, and other feedstocks into a form… Read More »

Health Benefits of Living Near the Ocean

Many people dream of living near the ocean, and perhaps there’s an intrinsic reason why. Coastal living may be good for mental health, according to a study by researchers from the University of Exeter, England.1 The research builds on prior studies linking natural environments to mental health and well-being, and suggests that you may be… Read More »

Nursing homes used by people living with HIV have poorer quality ratings

The proportion of nursing home residents living with HIV in the United States has increased markedly in recent years, but the facilities they are admitted to tend to be of poorer quality, researchers from Brown University report in two articles in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. One third of residents have some form… Read More »