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2010-09-08 14:17:42

Microbes could be threatening our cultural heritage by degrading historic cinematographic film and even preventing some valuable footage to be archived at all.

2010-05-27 16:42:27

Rice researchers find first to starve in slime mold thrive at others' expense.

2010-05-06 15:38:23

Bacterial spores, the most resistant organisms on earth, carry an extra coating of protection previously undetected, a team of microbiologists reports in the latest issue of the journal Current Biology.

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2010-05-05 12:25:04

Of all the things that might control the onset of disease epidemics in Michigan lakes, the shape of the lakes' bottoms might seem unlikely.

2009-12-22 13:24:36

Mold and mildew may be doomed.

2009-12-21 15:39:03

Researchers fail to find that TB cells form spores and go dormant.

2009-12-01 07:35:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medizone International, Inc.

2009-11-12 09:51:17

Got food poisoning? The cause might be bacterial spores, en extremely hardy survival form of bacteria, a nightmare for health care and the food industry and an enigma for scientists.

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2009-10-26 09:07:42

What do spore-launching mushrooms have in common with highly water-repellant surfaces?

2009-07-21 08:50:23

Researchers demonstrate how genetic mutations and natural variations combine to produce twin spores in bacteria that normally produce only singletons.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.