By Evan Lubofsky As a child, Johns Hopkins Assistant Professor Sarah Preheim would spend her summers swimming and boating at her family’s vacation home on Queen Lake in central Massachusetts. “The water back then was nearly pristine,” she says, “so there was no place I would rather be than in the water on a hot
By Matt Wood
Nearly three years after its launch, the Microbiome Center is staying true to its roots as a hub for like-minded scientists interested in exploring the world of microbes.
Reporting for this story was made possible by an MBL Logan Science Journalism Program “Chicago Fellowship” to Kathiann Kowalski. By Kathiann Kowalski CHICAGO, Ill. — Science detectives are following new clues in their quest to stop a killer — malaria. The disease claimed the lives of roughly 429,000 people in 2015 alone, according to the