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Friday, January 24, 2020
Arsenic-Breathing Microorganisms Discover In The Open Ocean

Arsenic-Breathing Microorganisms Discover In The Open Ocean

<div _ngcontent-c14="" innerhtml=" Underwater air bubbles. Getty As air-breathers, humans require oxygen to drive the...
Joyn Bio Opens California Center To Evaluate Its Engineered Microbes On Crop Development

Joyn Bio Opens California Center To Evaluate Its Engineered Microbes On...

The sun is setting behind a cornfield. GettyJoyn Bio, a joint agtech venture between synthetic biology company Ginkgo Bioworks and Bayer, plans to open a research facility in California to speed up the development of its engineered microbes. The aim: fix nitrogen in soil for wheat and corn fields, reducing or even eliminating the need…

A few of us might produce super-healing poop– and researchers are...

Enlarge / "Yep, there's absolutely poop therein.". . Researchers frequently appear to be on a mission for spiritual chalices...

Astronomy Cast Ep. 514: Planetary Defense Protocols

As we send rovers and landers to other worlds, we have to think about the tiny microbial astronauts we’re sending along with us. In fact, NASA is so concerned about infecting other worlds that it has established the planetary protection protocols. Just to be safe. We usually record Astronomy Cast every Friday at 3:00 pm…
Antibiotic Resistant Germs has actually been Discovered on the Spaceport station’s Toilet

Antibiotic Resistant Germs has actually been Discovered on the Spaceport station’s...

NASA keeps a close eye on the bacteria inhabiting the International Space Station with a program called the Microbial Observatory (M.O.) The ISS is home to a variety of microbes, some of which pose a threat to the health of astronauts. As part of their monitoring, the M.O. has discovered antibiotic resistant bacteria on the…
Corals Produce Particles To Bring In Microorganisms That Keep Them Healthy

Corals Produce Particles To Bring In Microorganisms That Keep Them Healthy

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin School of fish on corals in Suizokukan, Nagoya-shi, JapanSagar | UnSplash Coral reefs are charismatic ocean habitats known for the immensity of life that inhabits them. The corals themselves are also incredibly diverse - despite their sedentary lifestyles, they possess many characteristics that allow them to…

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