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microbes

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IBM sees big opportunity in sequencing microbes

We're trained to think microbes are bad. But researchers are gathering this week to discuss uses of massive ecosystems of the micro-organisms, many of which are beneficial.

By May 6, 2014

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NASA chief says get ready to meet alien life in 20 to 30 years

Technically Incorrect: There will, supposedly, be "definite evidence" that we are close to a very close encounter sooner than we might think.

By April 8, 2015

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New species of microbe thrives in spacecraft clean rooms

An extremely rare microbe pops up in two different spacecraft clean rooms, one in Florida and one in South America.

By November 7, 2013

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Corning's germ-fighting glass means you can touch an ATM with less worry

The special glass is just beginning to make its way into public displays such as ATMs and payment terminals, but Corning hopes it will eventually get into consumer electronics.

By March 17, 2015

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The surprising science of blue jeans

A new video shows how jeans get blue, while new research from UC Berkeley shows how the dye used to get them that way could get greener.

By February 25, 2015

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Martian meteorite may contain evidence of extraterrestrial life

A meteorite from Mars that landed on Earth in 2011 contains a carbon compound that is biological in origin.

By December 2, 2014

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Science definitively proves that kissing is gross

When we kiss, we're not only sharing a passionate embrace with our lover, but also around several million bacteria. Here's why that might not be such a bad thing.

By November 17, 2014

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It's your job to clean up a microbe-infested world (pictures)

Stay Alight! has a gloriously grimy theme as you fire projectiles to clean out all the monster microbes.

5 Images By April 12, 2013

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Foaming at the mouth: A CraveCast wrap-up and debrief

The CraveCast is a geek gabfest where Crave writers chat about their stories and answer reader questions. After this month's BYOB tacos-and-zombies hangout, we've got some questions on our minds.

By September 11, 2014

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'Thigh bone' on Mars? NASA explains an unusual find

Space-alien theorists have gotten a thrill from a bone-like object found on Mars, but NASA has a more plausible explanation.

By August 22, 2014