Microbes


First Glimpse of One of Most Abundant Microbes in the Ocean Captured

First Glimpse of One of Most Abundant Microbes in the Ocean Captured

The importance of single-cellular organism was not recognized until recent surveys showed that the are commonly found organisms...

Nov 23 2016, 7:58am CST

Plenty of Microbes Found on New York City ATMs

Plenty of Microbes Found on New York City ATMs

Study says ATM keypads are covered in bacteria and most of them come from human skin, household surfaces and food traces....

Nov 18 2016, 10:15pm CST

Gut Microbes Influence Major Eye Disease and Vision Loss, Study Finds

Gut Microbes Influence Major Eye Disease and Vision Loss, Study Finds

Gut bacteria that are brought on by high fat diet can aggravate diseases like wet AMD...

Nov 16 2016, 7:58am CST

Researchers Find How Altered Gut Microbes Cause Obesity

Researchers Find How Altered Gut Microbes Cause Obesity

It has been found that different gut bacteria are the chief cause of obesity in many individuals....

Jun 9 2016, 8:38am CDT

Artificial Seawater Can Help Marine Microbes Grow

Artificial Seawater Can Help Marine Microbes Grow

Scientists have concocted an artificial seawater medium that can be used to successfully cultivate abundant marine micro-organi...

Jun 8 2016, 8:53am CDT

Each City has its own Distinctive Microbes, Says Study

Each City has its own Distinctive Microbes, Says Study

Researchers found that human skin contributes heavily to the composition of microbial communities in built environments....

Apr 19 2016, 9:51pm CDT

Microbes Can Help Forensic Scientists to Find Death Time of Victim

Microbes Can Help Forensic Scientists to Find Death Time of Victim

It has been found that changing bacterial populations in decomposing cadavers are an excellent forensic tool....

Dec 11 2015, 7:19am CST

DARPA Engineering Microbes to Terraform Mars

DARPA Engineering Microbes to Terraform Mars

Terraformation on Mars is a remote possibility thanks to human-engineered organisms by scientists at DARPA....

Jun 27 2015, 4:07am CDT

Audi Tests Synthetic 'E-Fuel' from Microbes

Audi Tests Synthetic 'E-Fuel' from Microbes

Hydrogen and natural gas are among the alternative fuels that are starting to get more attention, as automakers work on ways to...

Feb 1 2014, 6:05am CST