4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 9


A new target for antibiotics, a dodecahedron device for the deep sea, electronic stickers to scale up the Internet of Things, and self-fertilizing bacteria with rhythm. It’s your weekly briefing on the latest discoveries you might not hear about anywhere else, all with funding from the National Science Foundation.

Who did the research?

  1. Studying aliens of the deep Wyss Institute at Harvard University Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute More info: https://wyss.harvard.edu/studying-aliens-of-the-deep/
  2. Bacterial armor could be a new target for antibiotics Stanford University University of Wisconsin-Madison University of California, San Francisco More info: https://news.stanford.edu/press-releases/2018/07/18/bacterial-armor-new-target-antibiotics/
  3. Electronic stickers to streamline large-scale ‘Internet of Things’ Purdue University University of Virginia More info: https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2018/Q3/electronic-stickers-to-streamline-large-scale-internet-of-things.html
  4. Researchers engineer bacteria that create fertilizer out of thin air Washington University in St. Louis More info: https://source.wustl.edu/2018/07/researchers-engineer-bacteria-that-create-fertilizer-out-of-thin-air/

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