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Deep-ocean carbon sinks: Basic research on dark ocean microorganisms - Science Daily (press release)

Deep-ocean carbon sinks: Basic research on dark ocean microorganisms - Science Daily (press release) | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
Deep-ocean carbon sinks: Basic research on dark ocean microorganisms Science Daily (press release) Mattes says that while many people are familiar with the concept of trees and grass absorbing carbon from the air, bacteria, and ancient...
 
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TWiM #59: Are Viruses Part of Our Immune System?

TWiM #59: Are Viruses Part of Our Immune System? | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, and Michael Schmidt.
Vincent and Michael discuss the finding that bacteriophage might be part of the mucosal antimicrobial defense system. 
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MicrobiologyBytes » Blog Archive Sequencing unculturable bacteria ...

MicrobiologyBytes » Blog Archive Sequencing unculturable bacteria ... | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
Sequencing unculturable bacteria. The birth of microbiology as we understand it arises from the ability to grow organisms under reasonably reproducible laboratory conditions – “culturing” them in the laboratory.
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Study shows fasting promotes healthier gut bacteria and extends lifespan - ABC Local

Study shows fasting promotes healthier gut bacteria and extends lifespan - ABC Local | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
Study shows fasting promotes healthier gut bacteria and extends lifespan ABC Local SALLY SARA: Science is a step closer to understanding how we live longer with a new study which shows how a calorie-restricted diet and periods of fasting can change...
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GMO scientists win World Food Prize: Frank Niceley, anti-GMO pals win ... - Knoxville News Sentinel (blog)

GMO scientists win World Food Prize: Frank Niceley, anti-GMO pals win ... - Knoxville News Sentinel (blog) | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
GMO scientists win World Food Prize: Frank Niceley, anti-GMO pals win ...
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Bacterium excluded from the Eukaryote Club - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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New One-Step Process for Designer Bacteria - Newswise (press release)

New One-Step Process for Designer Bacteria
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Newswise — A simpler and faster way of producing designer bacteria used in biotechnology processes has been developed by University of Adelaide researchers.
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Comparison of Microbiology Testing Practices - Food Safety Magazine

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Comparison of Microbiology Testing Practices
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Microbiology testing practices at food plants around the world vary extensively.
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Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism (California ...

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Ebook Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism (California Studies in Food and Culture) pdf download free.Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism (California Studies in Food and Culture) by Marion ...
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Fighting listeria and other food-borne illnesses with nanobiotechnology - domain-B

Fighting listeria and other food-borne illnesses with nanobiotechnology - domain-B | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
domain-B Fighting listeria and other food-borne illnesses with nanobiotechnology domain-B Using nature as their inspiration, the researchers successfully attached cell lytic enzymes to food-safe silica nanoparticles, and created a coating with the...
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Contact killing of Salmonella by human faecal bacteria - Science Codex

Contact killing of Salmonella by human faecal bacteria - Science Codex | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
Science Codex Contact killing of Salmonella by human faecal bacteria Science Codex Researchers at the Institute of Food Research, which is strategically funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, have recently found a...
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Is Rabies Really 100% Fatal?

Is Rabies Really 100% Fatal? | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
Eight years ago, Jeanna Giese stunned the scientific community by becoming the first known person to survive Rabies without vaccination. Now, research and a new rabies treatment plan have called into question Rabies's supposed 100% fatality rate.

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Explore – The original letter in which Charles Darwin worked...

Explore – The original letter in which Charles Darwin worked... | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
The original letter in which Charles Darwin worked out his theory of evolution.
Darwin was a prolific correspondent, with other letters covering everything from the pros and cons of marriage to his...
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Novel bacterial 'language' discovered - Phys.Org

Novel bacterial 'language' discovered - Phys.Org | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
Novel bacterial 'language' discovered Phys.Org "We have identified a new class of bacterial signaling molecules, which are produced by a previously unknown biochemical route," explains Helge Bode, Merck Professor of Molecular Biotechnology at...
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Humongous viruses could be new form of life, say scientists - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor Humongous viruses could be new form of life, say scientists Christian Science Monitor Eugene Koonin, a computational evolutionary biologist at the National Center for Biotechnology Information in Bethesda, Md., who was not...
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Microbial diversity course designated as a 'Milestones in Microbiology' site - EurekAlert (press release)

Microbial diversity course designated as a 'Milestones in Microbiology' site EurekAlert (press release) Washington, DC–– The Microbial Diversity Course at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), Woods Hole, Massachusetts, has been named a...
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An Ecosystem in Deep, Ancient Mud - Astrobiology Magazine (press release)

An Ecosystem in Deep, Ancient Mud - Astrobiology Magazine (press release) | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
An Ecosystem in Deep, Ancient Mud Astrobiology Magazine (press release) Scientists have identified microorganisms, including archaea, bacteria and eukaryotes, living more than 500 feet beneath the ocean floor in sediment estimated to be 5 million...
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A Whiff of Taxonomy – The Phylum Elusimicrobia

A Whiff of Taxonomy – The Phylum Elusimicrobia | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
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If you happen to look, you’ll find that new bacterial phyla spring up with amazing frequency, and that taxonomic names and facts accumulate at a staggering rate.
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The Tree of Life: Twisted Tree of Life Award #16: Nature & Authors ...

The Tree of Life: Twisted Tree of Life Award #16: Nature & Authors ... | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
Well, this is one of the bigger screw ups in terms of evolution I have seen at a major journal in a while. See the following paper in Nature: The catalytic mechanism for aerobic formation of methane by bacteria : Nature.
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UC Davis Begins Sequencing for 100K Pathogen Genome Project - Food Safety News

UC Davis Begins Sequencing for 100K Pathogen Genome Project - Food Safety News | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
UC Davis Begins Sequencing for 100K Pathogen Genome Project
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The project is dedicated to sequencing the genomes of 100,000 bacteria and viruses that cause serious foodborne illnesses in people around the world.
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Why are we here? Evolution's dirty secrets - Salon

Why are we here? Evolution's dirty secrets - Salon | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
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Why are we here? Evolution's dirty secrets Salon Compounds such as the butyl mercaptan released by skunks, methane released by archaea and belching cows and wetlands, and butyric acid released from mammal skin all react strongly with oxygen...
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Methane-Producing Gut Organism May Promote Weight Gain - Medscape

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M smithii are not bacteria; rather, they are archaea, which live in the human gut, as part of the up to 1012 microbes there, Dr.
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Synthetic Biology. What Does it Mean for Agriculture? - Big Picture Agriculture

Synthetic Biology. What Does it Mean for Agriculture? - Big Picture Agriculture | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
Synthetic Biology. What Does it Mean for Agriculture?
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