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Posts tagged intestinal bacteria

March 14, 2013

 

cockroach on a leaf

Are Cockroaches Actually Useful?

Although most us think of cockroaches as vermin, they do have a useful ecological role.

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 27, 2003

 

Babies ‘n Honey

Since botulism bacteria cannot survive in oxygen, they form spores that lie dormant until they’re in an oxygen-free environment. For example, the oxygen-free insides of canned goods are prime breeding grounds for botulism.

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