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microbes

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Humans can survive in space, but what about the microbes inside us?

A new video miniseries on the International Space Station's One-Year Mission focuses on how the microbes that live in the human body survive in microgravity.

By September 22, 2015

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Inside Bose's secret research lab

Bose has always taken great pride in its technical innovations and the quality of its products. But new CEO Bob Maresca is betting on a new approach to get Bose to the next level: telling people what this secretive company is all about.

By February 3, 2016

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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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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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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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Study: Earth microbes could survive Martian conditions

If NASA isn't extremely careful about sterilization, then life on Mars could end up being exactly the same as certain forms of bacteria life on Earth.

By December 28, 2012

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Humans came long after aliens, scientist suggests

A Harvard astrophysicist says his research indicates that humans may be one of the last life forms to inhabit the universe. Alien microbes came millions of years before us.

By February 1, 2014

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How microbes can build electric grids

Research shows bacteria exploit conducting minerals in their environment to shuttle electrons between species, allowing greater growth.

By June 4, 2012

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Friday Poll: Are you still hopeful of finding life on Mars?

A new study showing a lack of methane on Mars has dampened hopes of locating microbes on the planet, but the find hasn't been completely ruled out.

By September 20, 2013

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Microbe helps convert solar power to liquid fuel

By pairing biology and photovoltaics, a new "electrofuel" system could build alternative fuels.

By March 30, 2012