One out of three rivers in the Iberian Peninsula is affected by salinization

These are some of the red lines revealed in the special volume on salinization in water ecosystems, published this December in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, and edited by the experts Miguel Cañedo-Argüelles, member of the research group Freshwater Ecology, Hydrology and Management (FEHM-UB) and the Water Research Institute of the… Read More

Bacterial 'sleeper cells' evade antibiotics and weaken defence against infection

New research, from scientists at Imperial College London, unravels how so-called bacterial persister cells manipulate our immune cells, potentially opening new avenues to finding ways of clearing these bacterial cells from the body, and stopping recurrence of the bacterial infection. The latest findings, published in the journal Science, may help explain why some people suffer… Read More