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Bob Grant | Jul 1, 2016
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Archaea’s Role in Carbon Cycle
Catherine Offord | Jun 30, 2016
Bathyarchaeota undergo acetogenesis, generating organic carbon below the seafloor.
Alison F. Takemura | Jun 23, 2016
Some scientists hope to replace microbiology’s workhorse bacterium with fast-growing
Speaking of Microbiology
Tanya Lewis and Tracy Vence | Jun 21, 2016
A selection of notable quotes from the American Society for Microbiology’s annual meeting
Dental Microbes Not All in the Family
Tanya Lewis | Jun 20, 2016
Kids often acquire cavity-causing bacteria from non-family members, researchers report at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting.
Tracy Vence | Jun 16, 2016
Analyzing the gut microbiomes of children from birth through toddlerhood, researchers tie compositional changes to birth mode, infant diet, and antibiotic therapy.
Students Study Their Own Microbiomes
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2016
Pooping into a petri dish is becoming standard practice as part of some college biology courses.
Gut Bacteria for Insect RNAi
Ruth Williams | Jun 1, 2016
Lacing insect food with microbes encoding double-stranded RNAs can suppress insect gene expression.
Antibiotic Affects Cow Dung
Tracy Vence | May 25, 2016
Researchers assess some of the downstream effects of treating livestock with a broad-spectrum antibiotic.
E.U. Delays Vote on Roundup
Bob Grant | May 24, 2016
Newly published research on the key ingredient in the Monsanto-made weed killer is holding up lawmakers’ decisions on whether to continue to allow its sale in Europe.