Being able to control, respond and maintain the levels of energy reserves is vital for the maintenance of a cell, but the road to understanding how plants respond and sense their energy levels is far from conclusive.
Mosquitoes are annoying. They bite, they make you itch and the buzzing is incessant. Research on mosquito reproduction could hold the key to controlling their populations.
Infections from bacteria have been a constant threat to human health and individual wellbeing. Only since the advent of antibiotics and its industrial production in the mid-20th century has the threat subsided. Since then bacteria have rapidly evolved to become resistant but recent discoveries suggest they may be even more mechanisms for resistance than previously thought.