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“Microbes”

May 12, 2015 09:40 AM ET // AFP
A person's gut bacteria and skin microbes are unique to each individual.
Jan 30, 2015 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
IBM and Mars Inc. are teaming up to genetically sequence the microbial communities that exist in food production facilities so consumers can be better protected.
Jan 21, 2015 01:51 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
MIT study delves into the mechanism of falling raindops, in millimeters and microseconds.
Dec 28, 2014 03:02 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The bacteria that lives in our bodies may have evolved to take down the elderly so that the young could thrive.
Nov 11, 2014 11:52 AM ET
While poking around peoples' throats studying microbes, scientists stumbled upon a microorganism present in half their subjects -- one previously seen only in green algae in freshwater lakes and one with the unfortunate effect of making you dumb.
Nov 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Americans have gut microbes that are 70 percent different than chimps', which isn't a good thing.
Oct 6, 2014 02:13 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Central Park, located in the midst of the nation's densely populated urban area, turns out to be a pretty amazing hotspot for biodiversity as well, on a microscopic level. Continue reading →
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.
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