New Jersey Makes <em>Streptomyces griseus&nbsp;</em>Its Official State Microbe
New Jersey Makes Streptomyces griseus Its Official State Microbe
Governor Phil Murphy signs a bill honoring the bacterium discovered in his state’s soil, now known for its antibiotic compounds used to treat tuberculosis.
New Jersey Makes Streptomyces griseus Its Official State Microbe
New Jersey Makes Streptomyces griseus Its Official State Microbe

Governor Phil Murphy signs a bill honoring the bacterium discovered in his state’s soil, now known for its antibiotic compounds used to treat tuberculosis.

Governor Phil Murphy signs a bill honoring the bacterium discovered in his state’s soil, now known for its antibiotic compounds used to treat tuberculosis.

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Image of the Day: Micro Cleaners
Image of the Day: Micro Cleaners
Chia-Yi Hou | May 8, 2019
Microrobots kill bacteria and clean surfaces covered in biofilm.
Image of the Day: Tiny Targets
Image of the Day: Tiny Targets
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 10, 2019
Beads filled with bacterial colonies indicate which antimicrobial compounds are working.
Prehistoric Microbes Inhabit an Oasis in the Northern Mexican Desert
Prehistoric Microbes Inhabit an Oasis in the Northern Mexican Desert
Diana Kwon | Mar 1, 2019
The blue lagoons of the Cuatro Ciénegas Basin provide a glimpse into the planet’s ancient past.
Bacteria Use Plants&rsquo; Trick to Take Their Iron
Bacteria Use Plants’ Trick to Take Their Iron
Ashley Yeager | Feb 1, 2019
Pathogens appear to steal the metal from plants using the erratic motion of microscopic particles.
Image of the Day: Sentinel Cells
Image of the Day: Sentinel Cells
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 16, 2019
Researchers hacked the genetic machinery of E. coli to make them glow and identify proteins linked to cancer.
Competition and Cooperation of Cheese Rind Microbes Exposed
Competition and Cooperation of Cheese Rind Microbes Exposed
Ashley Yeager | Jan 1, 2019
Transposon mutagenesis give scientists a rare look at the most important interactions within microbial communities.
Life Deep Underground Is Twice the Volume of the Oceans: Study
Life Deep Underground Is Twice the Volume of the Oceans: Study
Carolyn Wilke | Dec 11, 2018
Scientists estimate that subterranean organisms constitute a massive amount of carbon, 245 to 385 times greater than that contained in all humans.
Image of the Day: Gut Bomb
Image of the Day: Gut Bomb
Catherine Offord | Dec 10, 2018
Microbial species living in a fruit fly gut interact with one another—and influence the insect’s health and longevity in the process.
Image of the Day: Tiny Vandals
Image of the Day: Tiny Vandals
Shawna Williams | Dec 6, 2018
Researchers nab the microbial culprits eating away at a 17th century painting.