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Microbe mystery solved: What happened to the Deepwater Horizon oil plume?

Added: 27.06.2017 4:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is one of the most studied spills in history, yet scientists haven't agreed on the role of microbes in eating up the oil. Now a research team has identified all of the principal oil-degrading bacteria as well as their mechanisms for chewing up the many different components that make up the released crude oil.

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Scientists recommend avoiding the use of triclosan and triclocarban in consumer products

Added: 27.06.2017 2:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

In a statement published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, over 200 scientists and medical professionals say that antimicrobial or antibacterial soaps do not provide any extra health benefits, and in fact could be causing more harm than good to both consumer and the environment. The news comes after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last year that 19 different antimicrobial chemicals, including triclosan and triclocarban, were not effective and should not (...) -

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New mechanism for bacterial division discovered in some bacteria

Added: 26.06.2017 21:50 | 1 views | 0 comments

Scientists show how some pathogenic bacteria -- such as the mycobacteria that cause tuberculosis -- use a previously unknown mechanism to coordinate their division. The discovery could help develop new ways to fight them.

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A little place for my stuff: How big bacteria can grow depends on how much fat they can make

Added: 26.06.2017 21:38 | 7 views | 0 comments

Just as people endlessly calculate how to upsize or downsize, bacteria continually adjust their volume (their stuff) to fit inside their membrane (their space). But what limits their expansion? The answer will surprise you.

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New mechanism for bacterial division discovered in some bacteria

Added: 26.06.2017 21:17 | 3 views | 0 comments

Scientists show how some pathogenic bacteria -- such as the mycobacteria that cause tuberculosis -- use a previously unknown mechanism to coordinate their division. The discovery could help develop new ways to fight them.

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The Solution for Skin Ailments Could Be Right Under Your Nose

Added: 26.06.2017 20:03 | 11 views | 0 comments

While bacteria has long been associated with disorders like acne and eczema, scientists are now fighting back with friendly members of the skin’s microbiome.

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A little place for my stuff: How big bacteria can grow depends on how much fat they can make

Added: 26.06.2017 18:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

Just as people endlessly calculate how to upsize or downsize, bacteria continually adjust their volume (their stuff) to fit inside their membrane (their space). But what limits their expansion? The answer will surprise you.

Tags: SPA, Bacteria
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