Latest Environmental microbiology Stories
Although some have estimated a third of the Earth's biomass lives in our planet's rocks and sediments, little is known about these hard to reach organisms. A new report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), with possibly wide reaching implications, looks to study one group of methane-producing microbes that live deep in the cracks of hot undersea volcanoes.
Slippery technology shown to prevent more than 99 percent of harmful bacterial slime from forming on surfaces
The National Science Foundation awards a $150,000 Phase I SBIR Grant to Agile Sciences Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 Agile Sciences has been awarded
Synoplex® treats infected, chronic and non-infected wounds in elephants and rhinoceroses, Claremont CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2012 Elephants and Rhinoceroses
A study of the microbiome of the human nose provides clues to the cause of a chronic sinus condition and potential strategy for a cure.
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.
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