Posts Tagged ‘bacteria’

Lou Reed, Giants and Farmers

Friday, November 1st, 2013
spiders, lou reed, fungi, fungus, bacteria, dinosaurs, giants, gigantism, sauropods

This week’s science news round-up includes musical spiders, gigantic dinosaurs and farming fungi.

Dirty Microbes

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
microbes, soil, mycorrhizal, fungi, bacteria, scientific american, agriculture, drought, GMOs, fertilizer

How can soil microbes improve farming practices?

Gut Fuel

Thursday, April 25th, 2013
E. coli, bacteria, gut, fuel, fossil, renewables, biofuels, exeter, hyrdrocarbons, fatty acids

What if the bacteria in your gut could produce a cleaner fuel for cars and trucks?

iGEM Competition

Friday, January 11th, 2013
iGEM, Stanford, Brown, Lynn Rothschild, academy fellow, undergraduates, synthetic biology, astrobiology, mining, venus, bacteria

A group of undergraduates from Stanford and Brown compete in a genetic engineering competition using synthetic biology techniques to answer astrobiology questions.

Antarctic Lake Life

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
Cover3_VidaCamp_Glenday.jpg

Think you live in a harsh environment? Think again!

E. coli Evolution

Friday, October 12th, 2012
NIAID

Researchers are able to trace the evolution of a new trait in bacteria.

Gut Check

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
NIH

Two UCSF researchers are trying to discover what trillions of microorganisms are doing in our guts.

Crazy Pandas!

Thursday, October 20th, 2011
Bai_yun_giant_panda

Don’t they know they’re supposed to be carnivores?

Endeavour’s Passengers

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011
Sepiola_atlantica

Joining the astronauts in space are squid, worms and microbes, oh my!

Drilled in Deepwater

Thursday, February 24th, 2011
Deepwater_Horizon

Scientists debate whether deepwater drilling for oil is worth the risk.

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