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Latest Environmental microbiology Stories

DNA Of Ancient Microorganisms Provide Clues On Origins Of Life
2013-03-08 11:41:26

Important genetic clues about the history of a group of ancient microorganisms called archaea and the origins of life itself have been discovered by a team of researchers.

Seaweed Bacteria Treats Sinusitis
2013-02-19 21:28:42

By studying a common marine bacterium, a team of international scientists may have found an important treatment for chronic sinusitis, a condition that plagues millions of people every year.

Oceans Have Been The Stage For Earth's Longest Ongoing Battle Between Bacteria And A Virus
2013-02-14 13:55:19

A new study led by Oregon State University reveals that the greatest battle in Earth's history has been going on for hundreds of millions of years. And the battle, which no one knew existed until now, is far from over.

2013-02-11 15:37:54

Method of birth (vaginal birth s. cesarean delivery) and feeding practices (breastfeeding v. formula-feeding) influence the development of gut bacteria in newborns and thus may affect lifelong health.

2013-02-06 15:59:57

In their natural environment bacteria develop by forming communities of micro-organisms called biofilms that afford them greater resistance.

2013-01-23 10:17:53

Children with eczema have a more diverse set of bacteria in their guts than non affected children.

Mysterious Microbial Community Unveiled Using Infrared Spectromicroscopy
2013-01-22 09:45:35

In the fall of 2010, Hoi-Ying Holman of the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) was approached by an international team researching a mysterious microbial community discovered deep in cold sulfur springs in southern Germany.

2012-12-14 05:03:29

Eldon James Corporation – a leading, U.S. based manufacturer of plastic tubing and fittings, announced a major breakthrough for the beer and beverage industry.

New Genetic Fingerprint Resides In Your Belly
2012-12-06 12:35:08

Our bodies contain far more microbial genes than human genes. And a new study suggests that just as human DNA varies from person to person, so too does the massive collection of microbial DNA in the intestine.


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overword
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