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Posts tagged E. Coli

May 26, 2016

 

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My Bacteria are Full

Gut bacteria not only help digest food, they also signal to our brain that we've eaten enough.

April 27, 2015

 

E. Coli produces hydrocarbons chemically identical to those in commercial fuel.

Fuel-making Bacteria

Bacteria may soon be leading the charge of high-energy biofuel.

October 10, 2014

 

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The Battle Over Iron

Iron can be used by our body for good or bad, depending on which cells get a hold of it.

August 20, 2014

 

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Infection-Chomping Viruses

Scientists harness the power of viruses to fight off deadly bacterial infections.

April 16, 2014

 

It turns out humans aren't the only lifeforms on this planet that love caffeine.

Scientists Create Coffee-Chomping Bacteria

Though you may think you love caffeine, you're no match for this custom-built E. coli strain.

August 14, 2013

 

Could it be that newborns are born with bacteria in their gut?

Is It Healthy To Be Born With Bacteria?

Did you know we might be born with our own gut bacteria?

January 7, 2013

 

Spider silk is incredibly strong.

What Is Spider Silk?

What's five times as strong as steel, twice as tough as Kevlar, and can be stretched over thirty percent in length without breaking?

September 10, 2009

 

Why We Need Bacteria

Come to find out, bacteria is not all that bad. In fact, it's quite necessary for human life to thrive.

April 23, 2009

 

Molecular Toxin Removal

There could be a molecular solution to treating cholera---a disease that affects millions of people around the world.

October 21, 2004

 

Swimming With Germs

How clean is the average backyard pool is? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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