tiny microbes

Discovery of millions of new microbes opens ‘huge frontier’ in science


April 19th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered millions of tiny microbes, hitherto unknown to science, at the bottom of the sea.These organisms include microbes of bacteria, worms and ocean insects less than ... Read more...

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Microbes played key role in developing modern nitrogen cycle 2.5 billion years ago


February 20th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): A new research has shown that for the countless billions of tiny microbes, large-scale evolution was completed 2.5 billion years ago, and they played a key role ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How do bacteria swim


November 20th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study from Brown University has shed light on the swimming patterns of bacteria, suggesting that the tiny microbes speed and direction are subjected to the ... Read more...

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Scientists discover life beneath extreme environments


November 18th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Scientists have described apparently productive ecosystems in two places where life was not known before, under the Antarctic ice sheet, and above concentrated salt lakes beneath the ... Read more...

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Viruses can adversely affect deep-sea biodiversity


August 28th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 28 (ANI): Marine biologists have determined that the lack of animals on the ocean floor is a result of trillions of deep-sea viruses that control the world''s deepest food ... Read more...

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Tiny microbes beneath the sea floor may account for one-tenth of the Earths living biomass


July 22nd, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A new research has determined that tiny microbes beneath the sea floor, distinct from life on the Earths surface, may account for one-tenth of the Earths living ... Read more...

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