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Apr 25, 2016 02:31 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Adding microbes to clouds may provide a way of manipulating the weather. Continue reading →
Mar 10, 2016 04:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Plastic-chomping bacteria could save landfill space, oil and energy consumed in manufacturing.
Aug 30, 2015 09:03 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The bloom is comprised of Cyanobacteria, organisms that changed the face of Earth some 2.4 billion years ago.
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.
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