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September 4, 2014

 

artists rendering of zombie virus cells

Zombie Plants

These zombies don't go for brains, they're after your flowering plants.

September 27, 2012

 

dna on a board

Trading DNA Happens In Nature

Wouldn't it be great if we could trade genes with other species?

September 25, 2009

 

A huanted cemetary in Connecticut.

Bringing The Dead Back To Life?

Recently, scientists were able to revitalize a bacteria that's been dead for over 120,000 years! Are humans next?

July 16, 2006

 

lichen

What’s Not to Like About a Lichen

Did you know that lichens are super sensitive to air pollution, and so they help indicate pollution problems to scientists?

October 21, 2005

 

Photosynthesis without Sunlight

Photosynthesis is the biochemical process in which energy from sunlight is converted by plants, algae, and some bacteria into sugars, which are used by the organism as food. That is, these organisms convert the energy of the sun into a different form of energy. However, there is a least one exception: a little bacterium deep under the Pacific Ocean which manages photosynthesis without sunlight. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

October 16, 2003

 

Good Germs

Our bodies are full of bacteria. Believe it or not, that's not necessarily a bad thing. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 30, 2003

 

Can Bacteria Get Sick?

Can bacteria get sick? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Anthrax

The best way to avoid anthrax is to stay away from livestock and slaughtered meat in countries where the disease is likely to occur.

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