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Children born through a caesarean section procedure have different intestinal microbes than children born normally, says a study.
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Even as the search for alternative energy sources in the world escalates, researchers have discovered that efficient use of some microbes can make bio-diesel plants more productive by eliminating the creation of hazardous wastes.
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Scientists have discovered that the earliest living organisms on Earth were capable of making a mineral that could be found on Mars.
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Researchers have found increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere cause soil microbes to produce more carbon dioxide, accelerating climate change.
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Researchers have discovered how a species of pond life communicates, providing insight into the evolution of human language.
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The first replicating life-forms on the planet may have originated deep underground, a study has suggested.
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Deep Lake, which became isolated from the ocean 3,500 years ago by the Antarctic continent rising, have provided scientists a unique niche for studying the evolution of the microbes.
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In a first, Korean scientists have successfully developed genetically modified microbes that can produce gasoline, used as fuel for transportation.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 11:18
A team of researchers has discovered an entire ecosystems teeming with microbes in the bottom of the deep ocean.
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Stanford University engineers have devised a new way to generate electricity from sewage using naturally-occurring "wired microbes" as mini power plants, producing electricity as they digest plant and animal waste.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 16:53
Scientists have found proof of diverse life forms, dating back nearly a hundred thousand years, in an Antarctic subglacial lake`s sediments.
Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 21:36
Scientists have successfully sequenced the genomes of 201 microbes to find out more about the role these tiny, single-celled organisms play in our environment.
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