New research from associate professor Rebeca Rosengaus confirms ant larvae have retained their individual immune systems throughout evolution, which she said could help explain why social insects are geographically widespread and ecologically dominant.
Today I met a pretty awesome person (who looks uncannily like my uncle). Professor of pharmaceutical sciences Ban-An Khaw is an immunology guy, or at least that’s how he classified himself when I asked for his background story. And what an interesting story it is! A few decades ago, Khaw figured out…