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Jun 27, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
We can't see them in the water, but tiny organisms -- many of which are invisible to the unaided human eye -- make up 98 percent of the oceans' biomass and cause most of the biological activity there.
May 1, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Tim Wall
Viruses take over bacteria that feed on sulfur-spewing vents on the ocean floor. Continue reading →
Apr 28, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Bacteria that chow down on methane gas could trap greenhouse gas before it contributes to global warming, reports a new study.
Sep 23, 2013 08:55 AM ET // Tim Wall
Antibiotic-tainted waterways may breed super-bacteria in the aquatic arteries of America's cities. Continue reading →
Mar 7, 2013 11:00 AM ET // AFP
Russian scientists believe they have found a wholly new type of bacteria in the subglacial Lake Vostok in Antarctica.
Dec 17, 2010 12:44 PM ET // Christina Reed
Researchers defend their finding that microbes integrated arsenic into their cells.
Oct 31, 2011 01:23 PM ET // Tim Wall
Flushing unused antibiotics down the toilet is leading to a growing problem of drug-resistant bacteria.
Nov 27, 2012 05:06 AM ET // Tim Wall
Biologists have engineered bacteria to commit altruistic suicide.
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