This Week in PNAS

A team from the Chinese Academy of Sciences has found that that the mosquito gut microbiome interacts with a pathogenic fungus to influence mortality. The team found mosquitoes with gut microbiota die more quickly when infected with the pathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana. Fungal infection, they report, leads to dysbiosis of the mosquito gut microbiome, particularly an increase in bacterial load and a decrease in bacterial diversity.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.