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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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.