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Microbe That Extracts Energy from Mud Gets Ready for Use in Fuel Cells
Energy-producing microbe evolves into dramatically more efficient strain
This Germ Could Save Your Life
Or at least keep your teeth cavity-free. A growing chorus of medical researchers say our bacteria-killing zealotry is misguided. Instead of fighting bugs, they argue, we should train them to...
Can a Virus Kill Cancer?
Genetic engineers are turning nasty, infectious microbes into smart treatments for a deadly disease