Posts in: bacteria

VIDEO: The invisible Hudson

VIDEO: The invisible Hudson

Even though we can’t see them, microbes have an important role in the Hudson River

By | Posted October 27, 2015

Making like Matt Damon

Making like Matt Damon

Could you survive on the Red Planet with a dozen potatoes, iron oxide dust, and your own poop?

By | Posted October 12, 2015

Ig Nobels fail to bring a key field to view

Ig Nobels fail to bring a key field to view

Missing microbes on science’s goofiest day

By | Posted September 22, 2015

From pollution to power

From pollution to power

Scientists are working on turning harmful algae blooms intro practical energy sources

By | Posted April 10, 2015

Is your food safe?

Is your food safe?

Yes — until it’s not. And these experts say that’s the problem

By | Posted November 21, 2014

Bacteria that can hold their liquor

Bacteria that can hold their liquor

Hardier microbes make biofuel production more feasible

By | Posted October 6, 2014

Cellphones for cell homes

Cellphones for cell homes

New technology that “listens” to bacteria

By | Posted June 11, 2014

Microbial medical examiners

Microbial medical examiners

Are bacteria the super sleuths of the future? Study suggests that microbes could help determine time of death in tricky murder cases.

By | Posted October 24, 2013

Flesh-eating bacteria: an underachieving scourge

Flesh-eating bacteria: an underachieving scourge

A closer look at exaggerated reports of the man-eating microbe that terrorized Florida.

By | Posted October 10, 2013

A raw deal

A raw deal

Tracking the way leafy greens spread disease

By | Posted March 28, 2013