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The Fascinating Bacteria in Your Gut, and How It Affects Our Whole Lives - The Epoch Times

The Fascinating Bacteria in Your Gut, and How It Affects Our Whole Lives - The Epoch Times | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
Probiotic foods such as coconut kefir, kombucha, sauerkraut, kimchi, and raw, organic apple cider vinegar all increase healthy bacterium in the gut.
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Strange Bacteria Dine on Electricity and Link Up to Form Biowires - Singularity Hub

Strange Bacteria Dine on Electricity and Link Up to Form Biowires - Singularity Hub | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
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Strange Bacteria Dine on Electricity and Link Up to Form Biowires
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All living organisms need energy. Most animals get their energy by eating other organisms. Plants manufacture energy from sunlight.
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Microbial pigments (carotene) new source of natural antioxidants

Microbial pigments (carotene) new source of natural antioxidants | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
There is an increased evidence for the participation of free radicals in the etiology of various diseases like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune disorders, neurodegenerative dis...
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10 Epic Microbiology Photos

The top ten photos from Nikon's 2013 Photomicrography competition. What would you want to see photographed under a microscope? http://www.nikonsmallworld.com...
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Microbial Misadventures: A Malaria Outbreak Without Mosquitoes - Body Horrors | DiscoverMagazine.com

Microbial Misadventures: A Malaria Outbreak Without Mosquitoes - Body Horrors | DiscoverMagazine.com | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
Microbial Misadventures is a recurring series on Body Horrors looking at instances and incidents where human meets microbe in novel and unusual circumstanc (Fascinating tale: Microbial Misadventures: A Malaria Outbreak Without Mosquitoes
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Engineered bacteria produce biofuel alternative for high-energy rocket fuel

Engineered bacteria produce biofuel alternative for high-energy rocket fuel | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Joint BioEnergy Institute have engineered a bacterium to synthesize pinene, a hydrocarbon produced by trees that could potentially replace high-energy fuels, such as JP-10, in missiles and...
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Scientists combine bacteria with liquid crystals

Scientists combine bacteria with liquid crystals | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —When swimming around, bacteria aren't good with the 'pool rules.'  In small quantities, they'll follow the lanes, but put enough together and they'll begin to create their own flow.
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Bacteria may assist the immune system response against cancer

Bacteria may assist the immune system response against cancer | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—Recent research from the University of Otago shows that bacteria may assist the body's immune system response against cancer cells and help fight tumours like melanoma.
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Gene identified may ease the genetic modification of plants - agprofessional.com

Gene identified may ease the genetic modification of plants - agprofessional.com | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
Laboratory Equipment Gene identified may ease the genetic modification of plants agprofessional.com A recent discovery could lead to easier genetic modification of plant varieties considered recalcitrant to standard methods, including varieties of...
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Researchers sequence genome of human mouth bacterium - Phys.org

Researchers sequence genome of human mouth bacterium - Phys.org | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
Scientists have pieced together sections of DNA from 12 individual cells to sequence the genome of a bacterium known to live in healthy human mouths. With this new data about a part of the body considered "biological dark ...
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Beyond genetics: Why do genetically identical bacteria behave differently? - The University of Hawaii Kaleo

Beyond genetics: Why do genetically identical bacteria behave differently? - The University of Hawaii Kaleo | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
Beyond genetics: Why do genetically identical bacteria behave differently?
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This is because antibiotics work by targeting bacteria at a certain cycle in their lives.
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The microbial economy - DigitalJournal.com

The microbial economy - DigitalJournal.com | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
DigitalJournal.com The microbial economy DigitalJournal.com They concluded not only that microbes are economic actors, but also that microbial markets can be useful systems for testing questions about biological markets in general, such as the...
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Rainforests Can Thank Fungi for Their Good Looks

Rainforests Can Thank Fungi for Their Good Looks | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
Fungi kill things so that others may live. (Rainforests Can Thank Fungi for Their Good Looks: The team studied biodiversity in Belize's Chiquibul Forest R...
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Cell Powerhouses Evolved from Parasitic Bacteria - Science World Report

Cell Powerhouses Evolved from Parasitic Bacteria - Science World Report | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
It turns out that parasitic bacteria may be to blame for the eventual evolution of mitochondria, the powerhouses of animal and plant cells.
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Soil microbes play role in increasing rate of climate change

Soil microbes play role in increasing rate of climate change | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
Researchers have found increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere cause soil microbes to produce more carbon dioxide, accelerating climate change.
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Do bacteria hold key to weight loss?

Do bacteria hold key to weight loss? | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
Researchers say changing the type of bugs found in the gut may be more effective at helping people to lose weight than cutting calories alone - but can it be that simple? (RT @BeNourishedUK: "Do bacteria hold key to weight loss?
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Adventurous bacteria - Phys.Org

Adventurous bacteria - Phys.Org | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
Adventurous bacteria
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To reproduce or to conquer the world? Surprisingly, bacteria also face this problem.
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The tiniest greenhouse gas emitters - Science Codex

The tiniest greenhouse gas emitters - Science Codex | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
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The tiniest greenhouse gas emitters
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Climate feedbacks from decomposition by soil microbes are one of the biggest uncertainties facing climate modelers.
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Engineered bacteria produce biofuel alternative for high-energy rocket fuel

Engineered bacteria produce biofuel alternative for high-energy rocket fuel | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
Researchers have engineered a bacterium to synthesize pinene, a hydrocarbon produced by trees that could potentially replace high-energy fuels, such as JP-10, in missiles and other aerospace applications.
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New evidence that plants can "think" about future risks - io9

New evidence that plants can "think" about future risks - io9 | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
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New evidence that plants can "think" about future risks
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The European Barberry plant (Berberis vulgaris) has a parasite problem. The tephritid fruit fly pierces through its berries in order to lay its eggs inside them.
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Host plants reprogram their root cells to accommodate symbiotic ...

Host plants reprogram their root cells to accommodate symbiotic ... | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
To enter into symbiosis with nitrogen-fixing bacteria, host plants reprogram their root cells. An LMU team has now identified a calcium-binding protein complex that can be persuaded to spontaneously induce the formation of ...
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Swirling and whirling: the movement of spherical bacteria - Scientific American (blog)

Swirling and whirling: the movement of spherical bacteria - Scientific American (blog) | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog) Swirling and whirling: the movement of spherical bacteria Scientific American (blog) Spherical cells had always been assumed to be relatively sessile, due to their non-streamlined shape, however recent research on the...
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Wisconsin researchers identify key pathway for plant cell growth - University of Wisconsin-Madison

Wisconsin researchers identify key pathway for plant cell growth - University of Wisconsin-Madison | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
Wisconsin researchers identify key pathway for plant cell growth University of Wisconsin-Madison But just how plants regulate cell growth at the molecular level using the genes, receptors and hormones that govern the process has been something of a...
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Psychobiotics: Bacteria For Your Brain? – LifeWise

Psychobiotics: Bacteria For Your Brain? – LifeWise | Environmental Microbiology | Scoop.it
RT @Lifewisenews: Psychobiotics: Bacteria For Your Brain? http://t.co/Q9Ctc7Fy27
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