News tagged with microbial communities

How germs thrive on school desks

Looking at the microbial communities that grow on students' desks, a team of Yale researchers found that the bacteria and fungi overwhelmingly came from the children sitting at the desks. They also found that, even after ...

dateJun 07, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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Microbial communities have a seasonal shake-up

Seasonal changes in turbulence and nutrient availability are shown to shape microbial communities in the Red Sea. "A lot of the marine ecosystem is ultimately based on how microbes live and what they're doing," explains research ...

dateApr 26, 2018 in Environment
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