Posts in: microbes

Page 1 of 212
Our plastic obsession is changing the Arctic

Our plastic obsession is changing the Arctic

As ice caps melt, microplastics are leaking into the water, for animals to eat

By | Posted October 9, 2017

VIDEO: Close encounters with water bears

VIDEO: Close encounters with water bears

Tardigrades are nearly indestructible creatures that live everywhere

By | Posted April 26, 2016

PODCAST: Neediness, episode 1

PODCAST: Neediness, episode 1

With Carl Zimmer and Zhiheng Pei

By | Posted February 29, 2016

Allele vs. Predator

Allele vs. Predator

Minor gene changes have major consequences for an ecosystem

By | Posted January 23, 2016

Seafloor communities create electricity

Seafloor communities create electricity

In the digital age, we’re all connected by electricity — and some microbes are too

By | Posted November 18, 2015

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

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

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

More bugs, healthier people

More bugs, healthier people

Microbiologist Martin Blaser hopes to restore good microbes to our guts, but will the public take his message too far?

By | Posted December 1, 2014

Big consequences from tiny life

Big consequences from tiny life

Research digs deeper into the effects of soil microbes on a warming environment

By | Posted October 27, 2014

Page 1 of 212