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Mighty Microbes: Bacteria Filaments Can Bundle Together And Move Objects 100,000 Times Bacterium's Body Weight
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, science, bacteria, microbes, filaments )

- 2778 days ago -
Researchers from The University of Arizona and Columbia University have discovered that tiny filaments on bacteria can bundle together and pull with forces far stronger than experts had previously thought possible.
Microscopic 'Astronauts' to Go in Orbit
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, nasa, scientists, interesting, technology, space, study, bacteria, disease, infectious, microbes, microbial, organisms, Salmonella, virulence )

- 2818 days ago -
The experiment,called 'Microbial Drug Resistance Virulence' is part of the STS-123 space shuttle Endeavor mission.Cheryl Nickerson, PhD, has been at the forefront studying risks of germs associated with spaceflight to the health & well being of the crew.
Scientists Find Key to Powering the World With Garbage!
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, interesting, research, green, fuel cell, microbes, biofilm, oil, scientists, study, technology )

- 2885 days ago -
Like Dr Emmet Brown of "Back to the Future" fame, scientists now have the power to really power the planet with garbage in an environmentally friendly process. We'll no longer have to rely on the expensive, polluting, and bloodthirsty addiction to end
Termite Guts May Yield Novel Enzymes For Better Biofuel Production
Science & Tech  (tags: termites, gut, microbes, enzymes, bioconversion, biofuels, biomass, waste )

- 2928 days ago -
The bellies of these tiny beasts actually harbor a gold mine of microbes that have now been tapped as a rich source of enzymes for improving the conversion of wood or waste biomass to valuable biofuels.
Alien Life Can Survive Trip to Earth, Space Test Shows
Science & Tech  (tags: alien, aliens, meteorites, spacecraft, experiments, scientists, research, space, Earth, microbes, astrobiologists, Mars, interesting )

- 2935 days ago -
We could have alien origins, say scientists who sent fossilized microscopic life-forms into space and back inside an artificial meteorite.
Yellowstone Viruses 'Jump' Between Hot Pools
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, Yellowstone, climate, earth, microbes, viruses carried by steam, research )

- 2936 days ago -
A population study of microbes in Yellowstone National Park hot pools suggests viruses might be buoyed by steam to distant pools. The result could help to answer some fundamental questions about how microbes, and the viruses that infect them...

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