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microbe is cluing scientists in to
what is really important to survive.
780 November Selenium Scrubbing: High
11, 2005 concentrations of selenium that
leach into ground water can be
removed with the help of a filtration
device made up of plant roots and
768 December Electrifying Geobacter Nanowires:
12, 2005 Geobacter bacteria grow hair-like
appendages that may be harvested
and used in small electronic devices.
747 December Endosymbiosis: Life as we know it
13, 2005 began when two bacteria formed the
first complex community.
764 December Indian Mustard for Selenium
14, 2005 Removal: Special bacteria in the root
systems of plants help reduce toxic
levels of selenium found in soil.
771 December Ocean Turquoise: The E. hux
15, 2005 bacteria that drifts in the open sea
can reflect sunlight and turn the
color of the ocean surface into a
brilliant cobolt blue.
765 December Plant Biofuels: Scientists are
16, 2005 developing ways to make ethanol
from common crops such as prairie
grass with help from yeast.
814 January 2, Bacterial Babble: Marine scientists
2006 have decoded the language of
underwater plant life that allows
bacteria to communicate with each
773 January 3, Boosting Bio-Control 1: The same
2006 technology used to map the human
genome is now decoding the genes
of friendly microbes that protect the
roots of plants.
889 January 4, Boosting Bio-Control 2: How
2006 genetics is helping scientists
discover new antibiotics common
bacteria produce to help protect
677 January 5, Bacteria Batteries: Given the right
2006 food source, microbes that generate
electricity may someday be used to
power small electronic devices like
766 January 6, Microbe Motion: As nanotechnology
2006 moves forward, scientists are
studying how microbes may one day
be used to power everything from
miniature medical devices to
804 January Soil Count: Scientists now know
23, 2006 there are more soil bacteria that help
make the ground fertile than
761 January Return to Pangaea: Life similar to
24, 2006 what may have existed on this
Derek Lovely University of
Paulsen The Institute for
John Dunbar Los Alamos
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