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Eminent physicist J V Narlikar has said there is a clear possibility of life existing elsewhere in space apart from the earth.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 11:12
In a finding that would help understand evolution of life and also have implications for medical science, scientists today said they have been able to solve the mystery of nature in protein synthesis.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 15:46
Scientists have given the good old cheese a new twist by creating 11 new types using bacteria from the feet, mouths and belly buttons of humans.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 14:16
Scientists have found evidence of a complex microbial ecosystem dating back almost 3.5 billion years in Western Australia`s Pilbara region.
Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 13:48
In a first, Korean scientists have successfully developed genetically modified microbes that can produce gasoline, used as fuel for transportation.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 19:09
Scientists have found that bacteria in the drinking water may play a key role to keep it clean, a finding that can reduce the need for high dosage chemical treatments.
Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 17:47
Researchers at EPFL have built a matchbox-sized device that can test the presence of bacteria in a couple of minutes, instead of up to several weeks.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 21:25
A new study has found that planktonic bacteria inhabiting the world`s oceans have streamlined their genetic makeup to become lean, mean survival machines.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 21:54
Your loyal pooch may be bringing a whole world of bacteria into your home including certain bugs that are rarely seen in households without dogs, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 15:29
Researchers including one of Indian origin have engineered a strain of electricity-producing bacteria that can grow using hydrogen gas as its sole electron donor and carbon dioxide as its sole source of carbon.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 18:11
Superoxide-producing bacteria form away from sunlight and live in dark places like lake, ocean depths and underground soils, it has been revealed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 14:29
A team from the University of Exeter, with support from Shell, has developed a method to make bacteria produce diesel on demand.
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