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microbiology

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The incredible tiny world of microbiology

The winners of Olympus' annual live sciences photography competition are in, with the top 10 submissions revealing an entire world of microscopic wonder.

10 Images By December 17, 2012

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Bling! Researchers create 24k gold in the lab

There's gold in them thar chlorides! Researchers at Michigan State University figure out how to transmute a toxic chemical compound into solid gold.

By October 4, 2012

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Scientists outsmart dangerous bacteria using infrared light

Researchers in Vienna have developed a technique to quickly distinguish between strains of staph infection bacteria that can cause chronic infections and those that cannot.

By July 12, 2013

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Man builds model human colon, studies what comes out

In order to follow the life cycle of bacteria, an engineer builds a model human colon and feeds it three times a day for weeks.

By May 29, 2013

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Science, tech fuel artist's varied and vivid ouevre

U.K.-based artist Luke Jerram has created beautiful pieces that draw on everything from data visualization to microbiology to radiometers. Crave presents a selection.

By May 18, 2012

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New device traps, then zaps, airborne pathogens

Researchers say a new device called a soft X-ray electrostatic precipitator protected mice from airborne bacteria, viruses, and allergens, and could some day be incorporated into HVAC systems.

By February 4, 2013

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Rumor Has It: iPhone 5 and iPad Mini, the Reckoning

This is the last show before September 12, the day we expect Apple to announce its new phone -- and maybe an iPad Mini.

By August 28, 2012

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No, arsenic is not a life-giver

A 2010 NASA study that suggested a bacterium could thrive on arsenic instead of phosphorus is refuted by two new pieces of research.

By July 9, 2012

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Hacker collective focuses on biotech (audio slideshow)

BioCurious, a hackerspace for biotech, lets budding scientists get their hands on once-inaccessible equipment.

By March 15, 2012

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What creatures inhabit the surface of your cell phone?

Researchers find pathogens on 40 percent of hospital patient cell phones--with a small number of devices testing positive for "worrisome" drug-resistant bacteria--and call for infection control.

By June 2, 2011