Trying to make sourdough bread while staying at home during the pandemic? Check out this podcast to find out more about how sourdough works.
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A new report digs into plans to protect our planet from alien microbes or cross-contamination from other worlds, also known as "planetary quarantine."
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A new project aims to solve the mysteries of sourdough bread. Whether you're a newbie or a pro, researchers want home bakers to get involved.
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The thawing of Arctic permafrost will reinvigorate microbes. The question is, how much methane will those microbes produce?
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Ocean cores from 2,600 feet below the Indian Ocean seafloor contain tiny microbes, researchers report.
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A new portable tool can assess microbes, screen for antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and analyze algae that live in coral reefs, researchers say.
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Conventional culture-based lab tests may misdiagnose as many as half of the microbial causes of diarrhea diseases in children
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Scooping the guts out of bacteria and refilling the exoskeletons with an expansive fluid reveals if whether a microbe is structurally strong or weak.
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Understanding more about how a microorganism produces methane and carbon dioxide could help scientists cut greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
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