Microbes in the News


Plankton toxin drives birds crazy
"Researchers may have solved mystery of 'The Birds'," Associated Press, Jul. 11, 1995.

Ebola origin is virologists' holy grail
"Virologists Search For 'Holy Grail': Source of Ebola," Associated Press, May 15, 1995.

Ebola research is risky business
"Scientists In Risky Business of Studying Ebola Virus," Associated Press, May 11, 1995.

"Flesh-eating bacteria" get media hype
"Tabloid Strep," Discover, January 1995.

New viruses and bacteria threaten
"The Killers All Around," Time, Sep. 12, 1994.

Mutating bacteria challenge medical science
"Prokaryotes at the Gate," Discover, August 1994.

Bacteria blamed for ulcers, cancer
"Stomach Microbe Offers Clues To Cancer as Well as Ulcers," The New York Times, Feb. 22, 1994.

Bacteria blamed for missing oxygen
"Bacteria steal oxygen from Biosphere 2," Science News, Feb. 12, 1994.