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Biologist targets dormant bacteria

Biologist targets dormant bacteria

Published Jun 16, 2014

Research conducted by biofilms expert Claudia Marques and her Binghamton colleagues may show a new way to treat recurring infections. Read more

Decker Foundation gift helps establish lab

Decker Foundation gift helps establish lab

Published Apr 29, 2014

A gift from the Decker Foundation will enable Binghamton experts to conduct research that will improve health outcomes for patients with conditions ranging from ear infections to cancer. Read more

Mitochondrial mix-up

Mitochondrial mix-up

Published Sep 3, 2013

Heather Fiumera’s experiments with yeast genetics may yield new treatments for people with metabolic disorders. Read more

Could alpacas help cure human diseases?

Could alpacas help cure human diseases?

Published Jul 1, 2013

Binghamton researcher Andrew Merriwether, a biologist, anthropologist and alpaca farmer, tells Fox 40 TV that studying alpaca genes may also help humans. Read more

What will fix the Triple Crown?

What will fix the Triple Crown?

Published Jul 27, 2012

A fan asks: What weird fix will fix the Triple Crown? Binghamton biologist Steven Tammariello runs a company that may offer one solution, she writes. Read more

Jockeying for genetic advantage

Jockeying for genetic advantage

Published May 2, 2012

A Binghamton biologist has pioneered genetic testing of Thoroughbreds, which could help breeders predict which pairings are likely to produce promising foals. Read more

Ancient forest may offer climate-change insights

Ancient forest may offer climate-change insights

Published Mar 1, 2012

A team including Binghamton's William Stein reports the discovery of the floor of the world’s oldest forest in a cover article in the March 1 issue of Nature. Read more