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A Matabele ant treats the wound of a conspecific with an antimicrobial substance.

The medicine of ants

A bird found in cacao agroforests in Northern Peru, the groove billed ani.

Cacao: Multiple interactions in its cultivation

Smallpox viruses - here seen under the microscope - are among the deadliest pathogens in human history. Not quite as dangerous, but still worrying, is the current outbreak of monkeypox.

New agents to combat a dangerous pathogen

Artist’s representation of how the condensin complex (yellow) creates DNA loops (blue) to form X-shaped chromosomes during cell division.

Shaping up the Genome for Cell Division