Blood Falls.

17 March 2011 grant b 0

National Geographic Expeditions takes an ominous look at aliens in Antarctica: A blood-red waterfall pouring out of the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica’s McMurdo Dry Valleys […]

Healthy germs.

15 March 2011 grant b 0

Nature takes a second look at the best kind of respiratory infections – the bacteria that fight off the flu: A research team led by […]

Germs against oil.

1 February 2011 grant b 0

WaPo and Slate give us the scoop on the Deepwater Horizon aftermath. Why was the Exxon Valdez so much more of a mess? Because the […]

Before there was DNA….

17 August 2010 grant b 0

That’s what’s still going inside this food-poisoning bacteria, according to Science Daily. Its genetic material is so ancient, it’s older than genes as we know […]

Germ markets.

5 November 2009 grant b 0

Wall Street financiers have more in common with bacteria than you might expect (ahem), PhysOrg reports, based on a new study that shows how microbes […]

Unclean! UNCLEAN!

21 September 2009 grant b 0

New Scientist‘s microbiological reporting really makes you scared to ever go in the shower again: “Run your shower for a minute or so before you […]

Alive in the ice.

17 June 2009 grant b 0

LiveScience has interviewed some microbiologists who have woken up an alien(-ish) organism from the Greenland ice cap after a 120,000-year nap: “Microbes have found ways […]