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May 12, 2020
Animals know the importance of social distancing to stop the spread of microbes, finds studyBeing in close proximity or accidentally brushing up against someone else may be all it takes to transmit certain microbes.
Mar 06, 2020
Worming our way out of plastic pollution might get easier with these creepy crawliesThe problem of the earth's plastic pollution is too large and complex to simply throw worms at.
Mar 04, 2020
Does coronavirus spread via surfaces, sneezes or sex? A look at how COVID-19 can and cannot be contractedIf you can smell what someone had for lunch, you are inhaling what they breathe out, including any virus in their breath.
Feb 20, 2020
Adaption of microbes living in our gut helped early humans survive in new areasOur ancestor's microbes made it possible to digest, detoxify the foods they were eating in the new areas they went too.
Nov 19, 2019
Electricity-eating bacteria are real — and scientists unravel how they can harvest electronsIt might be possible for bacteria to feed on electricity and carbon dioxide to produce value-added compounds like biofuels.
Jul 10, 2019
Microbes in the Tundras could blow the roof off global warming with their emissionsMicrobes react very quickly — within five to seven years — to even slight changes in the climate.
Jun 17, 2019
Indian researchers find heat-resistant bacteria that survived meteorite impactThe bacteria were found to grow in temperatures up to 60 degrees and in areas with high salt content.
Jun 11, 2019
Scientists develop microbes which consume CO2 to produce biodegradable plastics, fuels"We’re looking at a technique that could improve CO2 capture to combat climate change," said researcher Prashant Nagpal
May 29, 2019
Korvaa aiming to be world's first pair of headphones made out of microbesThe headphone is made of yeast, fungus, biosynthetic spider silk, and mycelium-cellulose composite.
May 09, 2019
IIT Mandi scientists develop glass that removes pollutants from water using sunlightThis glass can be used by industries to de-contaminate wastewater and help curb air pollution.