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E. coli isn’t always bad—it’s actually an unlikely research hero
A whole universe of non-pathogenic strains built the foundations of modern science.
Ground beef is behind the latest E. coli outbreak
109 people in six states have fallen ill so far.
Transgenic E. coli Spin Tough Spider Silk
That's some bacteria!
Genetically Altered Bacteria Prevent Mice From Getting Fat
The microbes appear to live in the gut and prevent obesity for up to four weeks.
Splicing a 500-Million-Year-Old Gene Into Modern Bacteria
Scientists watch evolution at work
Scan Your Food For Bacteria With Your Cell Phone
Have you ever been tempted to order steak tartare but decided against it for fear of getting sick? This little...
New Fluorescent ‘Spinach’ Molecule Illuminates Inner Workings of RNA
Greens are good for you
Study Shows How Bacteria Could Generate Radio Waves
The "do bacteria generate radio waves?" debate rages on
Oversize Sculptures Offer a Close Look at Bacteria and Viruses
This 41-inch-long sculpture of the Escherichia coli bacterium is part of British artist Luke Jerram’s “Glass Microbiology” series of portraits....
E. Coli Learns to Solve Complex Equations
E. coli can do a lot more than wreak havoc within your digestive system. Scientists have made strides over the...