Microbiology
Microbiology (from Greek μῑκρος, mīkros, "small"; βίος, bios, "life"; and -λογία, -logia) is the study of microscopic organisms, either unicellular (single cell), multicellular (cell colony), or acell...
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Artistic Photographs of Mushrooms and Myxomycetes by Alison Pollack
“There is a magical world at your feet when you walk in a wet forest!”
Bright yellow in colour, this unicellular, brainless organism, exists all over the world and can move, eat, and even solve problems
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Vaccinations jump 500% in antivax hotspot amid measles outbreak
“I would rather it not take an outbreak for this to happen.”
A cure for cancer? Israeli scientists say they think they found one - HEALTH & SCIENCE - Jerusalem Post
“We believe we will offer in a year's time a complete cure for cancer."
How did the anti-vaccination movement begin?
CNN's Deborah Feyerick takes a look at the origins behind the anti-vaccination movement and how is has impact the measles outbreak.
Anti-vaccination stronghold in N.C. hit with state’s worst chickenpox outbreak in 2 decades
As of Friday, there were 36 cases of chickenpox at the Asheville Waldorf School, which serves children from nursery school to sixth grade in Asheville, N.C.
Award-Winning Footage Of The Microsopic World Around Us
This year’s Nikon Small World Motion Photomicrography Competition has given us a fascinating glimpse into the realm of the extremely tiny. Watch a flea giving birth and a zebrafish embryo developing i...
This Picture of a Single Atom Won a Science Photography Prize
The universe is full of things that are either too big or too small to see with the naked eye. It takes powerful imaging technology — huge telescopes or ...
How trees secretly talk to each other - BBC News
Trees talk and share resources right under our feet, using a fungal network nicknamed the Wood Wide Web. Some plants use the system to support their offspring, while others hijack it to sabotage their...
How Does a Plant's Immune System Work?
How Does a Plant's Immune System Work?
Advanced Microscopy Shows A Cell Move in 3D
Watch a cell move inside a body in stunning 3D detail. (via Seeker)
A genetically modified form of polio is giving hope to patients with the deadliest form of brain cancer
A genetically modified form of polio is giving hope to patients with the deadliest form of brain cancer. (via Seeker)
Microorganism
A microorganism (from the Greek: μικρός, mikros, "small" and ὀργανισμός, organismós, "organism") is a microscopic living organism, which may be single celled or multicellular. The study of microor...
Virus
A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of other organisms. Viruses can infect all types of life forms, from animals and plants to microorganisms, including ba...
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Archaea
The Archaea (/ɑrˈkiːə/ or /ɑrˈkeɪə/; singular archaeon) constitute a domain or kingdom of single-celled microorganisms. These microbes are prokaryotes, meaning that they have no cell nucleus or any ot...
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Bacteria
Bacteria (/bækˈtɪəriə/; singular: bacterium) constitute a large domain of prokaryotic microorganisms. Typically a few micrometres in length, bacteria have a number of shapes, ranging from spheres to r...
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Protista
In some biological taxonomy schemes, protists (/ˈproʊtɨst/) are a large and diverse group of eukaryotic microorganisms, which belong to the kingdom Protista. There have been attempts to remove the kin...
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Microscope
A microscope (from the Ancient Greek: μικρός, mikrós, "small" and σκοπεῖν, skopeîn, "to look" or "see") is an instrument used to see objects that are too small for the naked eye. The science of i...
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Microbiological culture
A microbiological culture, or microbial culture, is a method of multiplying microbial organisms by letting them reproduce in predetermined culture media under controlled laboratory conditions. Microbi...
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Staining
Staining is an auxiliary technique used in microscopy to enhance contrast in the microscopic image. Stains and dyes are frequently used in biology and medicine to highlight structures in biological t...
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Bacteriology
Bacteriology is the study of bacteria. This subdivision of microbiology involves the identification, classification, and characterization of bacterial species. A person who studies bacteriology is a b...
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Virology
Virology is the study of viruses – submicroscopic, parasitic particles of genetic material contained in a protein coat – and virus-like agents. It focuses on the following aspects of viruses: their st...
Mycology
Mycology is the branch of biology concerned with the study of fungi, including their genetic and biochemical properties, their taxonomy and their use to humans as a source for tinder, medicine (e.g.,...
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