Micro-organisms

NASA scientist reveals discovery of 60,000-year-old microbes in Mexican mine

NASA scientist reveals discovery of 60,000-year-old microbes in Mexican mine

Ninety percent of them have never been observed before now, she said.

Feb 21, 2017, 10:17 AM IST

Are currency notes making you sick?

This may come as a shocking news to some. Believe it or not but there are dozens of disease-causing micro-organisms travelling in your wallet, according to a group of scientists after studying notes of Rs. 10, Rs. 20 and Rs. 100 procured from markets in south Delhi.

Aug 13, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

Micro-organisms travelling from Earth to Mars could colonize Red Planet

Scientists are concerned about invaders to Mars in the form of micro-organisms from Earth.

May 04, 2014, 11:46 AM IST

Antarctic marine life at risk due to rapidly changing climatic conditions

Experts have warned that keystone Antarctic species, the shrimp-like krill and other countless micro-organisms, are on the brink of extinction because of the environmental changes.

Oct 07, 2013, 16:06 PM IST

Mars could have once supported life: NASA

An analysis of rock samples collected by the Curiosity rover indicates that Mars could have supported living microbes, the American space agency NASA has said.

Mar 13, 2013, 08:58 AM IST

Your presence stirs up 37 mn bugs indoors

An individual`s mere presence in a room stirs up 37 million bugs every hour.

Mar 29, 2012, 13:10 PM IST

Dead Sea is not quite dead yet: Scientists

The `Dead Sea` is not quite dead yet, as freshwater springs are still feeding the drying water body.

Oct 02, 2011, 14:57 PM IST