Monthly Archives: March 2023

BioID screen for bacterial virulence proteins: new tools for infectious disease research

AoS. BioID screen for bacterial virulence proteins

The discovery of penicillin in the 1920s revolutionized our ability to treat bacterial infection. However despite the introduction of antibiotics, infectious bacterial pathogens remain an immense challenge for the healthcare community. The incidence of infection by antibiotic-resistant

Layer-dependent fast electron transfer at the Zn-phthalocyanine-few-layer graphene interface: theory explains

AoS. Layer-Dependent Fast Electron Transfer at the Zn-phthalocyanine-few-layer graphene Interface

The photo-induced effective interfacial charge separation in Zn phthalocyanine/few-layer graphene heterojunctions has been a promising observation for fabrication of efficient energy-conversion devices. Few-layer graphene are two-dimensional (2D) systems composed of one-atom-thick honeycomb layers of sp2 -hybridized carbon

Emerald Ash Borer attacks trees revealing early chemical clues

AoS. Emerald Ash Borer attacks trees revealing early chemical clues

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), Agrilus planipennis, is a major global forest pest (a buprestid beetle) that has decimated ash trees (Fraxinus species) throughout Europe and Asia. Since this nonnative invasive insect was introduced into the U.S.