Microbes in the News


Microbe glows while feeding on pollutants
"Food Indigo," Scientific American, July 1995.

Microbe meals generate powerful possibilities
"Power Lunch," Discover, March 1995.

Microbial mats combat pollution
"Cleansing water with natural slimes...," Science News, Mar. 4, 1995.

Microbes crucial for space exploration
"Some Biological Considerations for a Permanent, Manned Lunar Base," The American Biology Teacher, February 1995.

Microbes help combat urban pollution
"Urban Oasis," Popular Science, January 1995.

Plants and bacteria produce biodegradable plastic
"Plants: The New Plastics Makers," Science News, Dec. 24, 1994.

Bacterium fights HIV
"Bacterium Guards Against HIV," Science News, Nov. 26, 1994.

Yeast may reveal a cure for colds
"Does Ordinary Baker's Yeast Hold Secret To Curing Common Cold?," The New York Times, Nov. 22, 1994.

Biodegradation can be accelerated
"Test landfills percolate as bioreactors," Science News, Sep. 3, 1994.

Bacteria remove pollutants from fuel
"Using bacteria to get sulfur out of oil," Science News, Aug. 27, 1994.

Bioprospectors seek out useful, undiscovered microbes
"Little Winners: Bioprospectors reap rewards from Third World microbes," Scientific American, June 1994.

Mineral making microbes take charge
"Minding those microbial mineral-makers," Science News, Feb. 13, 1993.