bacteria

How microbes contribute to heart disease

Posted in Science on 23rd Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

The TMAO chemical sparks an even greater cascade of problems inside the body leading to cardiovascular disease and an increased risk for heart attack and stroke.

Deep-sea bacteria could help neutralize greenhouse gas

Posted in Featured, Science on 24th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Bacteria plucked from the bottom of the ocean could be put to work neutralizing large amounts of industrial carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere.

Climate change will alter ocean bacteria crucial to food chain

Posted in Featured, Science on 3rd Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Irreversible changes to microorganisms could effect species from plankton to whales that depend on products it consumes or produces.

Some evidence that primitive life may have come to Earth from Space

Posted in Science on 16th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new study reveals that bacteria can survive atmospheric entry.

Evolutionary adaptations in organisms can be reversed, but rarely

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists have showed that some species of insects have gained, lost and regained wings over millions of years.