Hidden microbiome fortifies animals, plants too

Hidden microbiome fortifies animals, plants too

Pioneering research at Washington University helped people understand the fundamental role of gut microbes in human health and disease. Now a community of local scientists is learning more about the diverse microbial systems that support animals, plants and ecosystems.
The sound of the future, 50 years on

The sound of the future, 50 years on

The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians blended jazz with experimental music while staging concerts in unusual venues. In “Sound Experiments: The Music of the AACM,” Paul Steinbeck, associate professor of music in Arts & Sciences, uncovers the group’s surprising rise to become international touring artists.
Greenberg recognized for work straddling race, religion

Greenberg recognized for work straddling race, religion

Maxwell Greenberg, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Jewish, Islamic, and Middle Eastern Studies in Arts & Sciences, has won a Warburg Research Grant for his work on Jewish pioneers in the American Southwest. In addition, Greenberg’s research on Jewish pioneer cemeteries will be used in Reconstructionist Rabbinical College’s new project on race, religion and Judaism.
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