Latest Metagenomics Stories

2010-08-26 17:04:45

A University of Oklahoma technology—GeoChip—played a critical role in an intensive study of the dispersed oil plume that formed at a depth between 3,600 and 4,000 feet some 10 miles from BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

2010-08-24 15:13:09

Home to a diverse range of microorganisms, a healthy human body contains at least tenfold more bacteria cells than human cells.

2010-06-10 15:14:54

At birth, your body was 100-percent human in terms of cells.

2010-05-25 09:15:00

More than a thousand microbial genomes have been sequenced at various sequencing centers in the past 15 years to better understand their roles in tasks ranging from bioenergy to health to environmental cleanup.

2010-05-22 09:13:54

The Human Microbiome Project (HMP) on Thursday published an analysis of 178 genomes from microbes that live in or on the human body.

2010-05-20 13:00:00

Consortium Finds Greater Microbial Diversity in Human Microbiome than Previously Known ROCKVILLE, Md., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from the J.

2010-03-30 08:27:46

Microorganisms can indeed live in extreme environments, but the ones that do are highly adapted to survive and little else.

2010-03-04 11:19:47

The thousands of bacteria, fungi and other microbes that live in our gut are essential contributors to our good health.

2010-03-02 08:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- MO BIO Laboratories, Inc., the leader in soil, water and microbial nucleic acid purification, announces the launch of two innovative new products, PowerBiofilm(TM) DNA Isolation Kit and PowerBiofilm(TM) RNA Isolation Kit.

2010-01-05 21:26:54

Switching from warm-season grasses to cool-season forages can give livestock a belly ache, in some cases a deadly one, according to Texas AgriLife Research scientists.