Latest Environmental microbiology Stories
Human beings are ecosystems on two legs, each of us carrying enough microbes to outnumber our human cells by 10 to 1 and our genes by even more.
Soil samples obtained from South American volcanoes have revealed a smattering of different microbe types that have somehow managed to survive in extreme conditions.
Humans spend greater than 90 percent of their time indoors, but we're never alone there.
Doctors can now get a peek behind the eardrum to better diagnose and treat chronic ear infections, thanks to a new medical imaging device invented by University of Illinois researchers.
Microscopic ocean plankton mimic card also known as the Black Queen.
Infants whose gut is colonised by E. coli bacteria early in life have a higher number of memory B cells in their blood, reveals a study of infants carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Whilst some bacteria can provide health benefits there are others that can do annoying things – like kill you.
A new hypothesis posed by a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, associate professor and colleagues could be a game changer in the evolution arena.
Microorganisms play pivotal functions in nature, particularly within aquatic ecosystems.
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