Katharina Ribbeck is interviewed on NPR’s Science Friday! Mucus–it’s Snot What You Think (hosted by Ira Flatow)

Radio show Big Picture Science A twist of slime (hosted by Seth Shostak and Molly Bentley)

How Mucus Tames Microbes (NIH Director’s Blog)

Mucus contains powerful sugars that tame germs (Washington Post)

Study reveals how mucus tames microbes (MIT News)

Mucus: The Body’s Unsung Hero (Scientific American)

The science of slime (MIT Technology Review)

Why mucus is the ‘unsung hero’ of the body (STAT)

WATCH: Why mucus is the ‘unsung hero’ of the human body

An educational video created by the Ribbeck Team


MIT K12 Initiative                                                   Chemistry in Action: 

                         A video on mucus functions created by the Ribbeck Lab         An interview about our work on Preterm Birth

Study suggests simple way to predict preterm births |MIT News

Salivary Mucins Play Active Role to Fight Cavities |American Society for Microbiology

Slimy science | MIT News

Der Nasenfilter | Die Tageszeitung

Zum glueck sind wir alle schleimer | Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagzeitung