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The Efficacy of Bacteria

(PhysOrg.com) -- Marching to their own drummer. That's what bacteria from different environments do when turning toxic, mobile selenium into a less dangerous, non-mobile form, according to a study led by Dr. ...

Jan 12, 2010
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Making more efficient fuel cells

Bacteria that generate significant amounts of electricity could be used in microbial fuel cells to provide power in remote environments or to convert waste to electricity. Professor Derek Lovley from the University of Massachusetts, ...

Sep 07, 2009
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The tiny difference in the genes of bacteria

Every year, diarrhea causes around five million fatalities worldwide. Most people die due to pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria or viruses, which were ingested into the gastro-intestinal tract through contaminated ...

Jun 30, 2009
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Just how friendly are those probiotics in your food?

Ready for some live, active cultures in your chocolate? How about your breakfast cereal? Probiotics, the so-called "friendly" bacteria with health benefits, have busted out of the dairy case and are colonizing other areas ...

Jun 19, 2009
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