Galileo viewed the stripes on Jupiter more than 400 years ago," said Yohai Kaspi, Juno co-investigator from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, and lead author of a Nature paper on Jupiter's deep weather layer.
O'Malley, with co-investigators Maggie Bara '14, Rebecca Rood '14, Samantha Williams '14 and Sarah Williams '14, characterized and determined the identity of an unknown bacterium isolated from a sink in Testa Science Center and then characterized how innate immune cells respond to this microorganism.
GL229 has about four-tenths the mass of the sun, and the planetlike object it harbors orbits much farther away--about 44 times Earth's distance from the sun, says co-investigator Shrinivas Kulkarni of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.
Ran Schwarzkopf, co-investigator and chief resident, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, and his research team found that the number of overall complications were significantly higher for the "super-obese" compared to non-obese.
It has been generally accepted that there is a wide diversity in amino acid sequences and sources of antimicrobial peptides," says study co-investigator Michael Yeaman, a professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.