Posts Tagged ‘microbes’

Stopping Chytrid, Saving Frogs

Monday, January 6th, 2014
Vance Vredenburg, Dave Blackburn, Sonia Ghose, frogs, amphibians, salamanders, SF State, chytrid, Bd, Africa, microbes, disease, fungus

Academy researchers are working to stop the spread of the deadly chytrid fungus to save amphibians.

Microbes Beneath the Surface

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
tallgrass, prairie, ecosystem, microbes, soil, dirt, restoration, dna

Just how crucial are soil microbes to an ecosystem?

Fishing for Electrons

Monday, September 30th, 2013
microbes, sewage, waste, water, stanford, electrons, bio-inspiration, bio, generators, power, energy

A novel way to generate electricity from sewage.

Signs of Life

Friday, September 20th, 2013
methane, mars, nasa, curiosity, cosmic, comets, martians, microbes, microbial, life, earth, rivers, routes, early, humans, migration, out of africa

Buried ancient rivers and missing martians– our Friday round-up of science headlines!

Dirty Microbes

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

How can soil microbes improve farming practices?

Diving Deep For Science

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

James Cameron and a team of scientists have found diverse life deep in the ocean. Have they also found the origins of life?

Antarctic Lake Life

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Think you live in a harsh environment? Think again!

Gut Check

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

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

Crazy Pandas!

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

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


Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Lightweight, mobile microscopes are not only being used in third world countries to diagnose disease, but also in classrooms to get kids excited about science.

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