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Latest Microbial population biology Stories

2012-06-19 09:16:39

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.

Map Of Bacterial Makeup Of Humans Reveals Microbial Rare Biosphere
2012-06-13 19:43:22

NIH Human Microbiome Project finds patterns of microbial diversity, distributions earlier discovered in ocean ecosystems by scientists at MBL Woods Hole

2012-06-06 13:41:02

Microorganisms in the human gastrointestinal tract form an intricate, living fabric made up of some 500 to 1000 distinct bacterial species, (in addition to other microbes).

2012-05-31 01:22:21

Humans spend greater than 90 percent of their time indoors, but we're never alone there.

New Study Sheds Light On The Evolution Of Multicellularity
2012-01-19 12:21:23

One of the greatest mysteries of evolutionary biology revolves around the question of how Earth’s original single-celled ancestors — the predecessors of all life on the planet — first made the critical transition to multicellularity.

2012-01-11 09:55:11

For the first time, researchers have analyzed the multitude of microorganisms residing in the human gut as a complex, integrated biological system, rather than a set of separate species.

2010-11-17 13:23:35

The types of gut bacteria that populate the guts of primates depend on the species of the host as well as where the host lives and what they eat.

2010-10-12 16:25:54

Many countries now acknowledge the need to obtain their energy supply from renewable sources such as biomass.

2010-09-14 12:38:40

Farming practices have a significant impact on the diversity of beneficial microbial fungi known to play important roles in crop productivity, soil recovery and maintenance of healthy ecosystems.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.