News tagged with natural bacteria

Time in a bottle: Scientists watch evolution unfold

A 21-year Michigan State University experiment that distills the essence of evolution in laboratory flasks not only demonstrates natural selection at work, but could lead to biotechnology and medical research advances, researchers ...

dateOct 18, 2009 in Evolution
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Biofilms: Even stickier than suspected

( -- Biofilms are everywhere - in dental plaque and ear canals, on contact lenses and in water pipelines - and the bacteria that make them get more resilient with age, finds a new study in FEMS Microbiology Letters.

dateMar 12, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Single gene lets bacteria jump from host to host

( -- All life -- plants, animals, people -- depends on peaceful coexistence with a swarm of microbial life that performs vital services from helping to convert food to energy to protection from disease.

dateFeb 01, 2009 in
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