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Human immune system is not prepared to detect and respond to space germs
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Human immune system is not prepared to detect and respond to space germs

Microorganisms could exist beyond Earth and they could be based on different amino acids than the life forms on Earth.

Bacteria that eats metal, processes carbon accidentally discovered on dirty lab equipment
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Bacteria that eats metal, processes carbon accidentally discovered on dirty lab equipment

Such microbes were predicted to exist over a century ago, but none had been found or described until now.

Microbes found thriving in near-freezing temperatures, with oil and saltwater for food
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Microbes found thriving in near-freezing temperatures, with oil and saltwater for food

This new finding can give us an idea about the possibility of extreme life forms existing on other planets.

Device detects bacteria in minutes, cuts down wait time, ensures better patient care
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Device detects bacteria in minutes, cuts down wait time, ensures better patient care

Researchers can now detect bacteria and their shape, can't pinpoint the type of species.

Holy Mother! Scientists find environmentally safe way to create mother of pearl
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Holy Mother! Scientists find environmentally safe way to create mother of pearl

Using bacteria, scientist in New York found a way to grow nacre that is very close to the real thing.

Antibiotic resistance is spreading much faster than previously thought: Study
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Antibiotic resistance is spreading much faster than previously thought: Study

Resistance can be passed from bacteria to bacteria without transferring plasmid DNA: Study.