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Stories with subject: Microbiology
  • Far below South Dakota, a cave holds pure, promising water story has photos
    Updated: Aug-29-15 10:40 am

    WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, South Dakota - Hundreds of feet beneath the Black Hills, a team of scientists and researchers snake through dark, narrow and silent corridors of ancient rock to reach their goal: what is thought to be some of the purest water on Earth.

  • New study links preterm birth with microbes in mom's body 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 3:07 pm

    WASHINGTON - Scientists might have found a new way to tell who's at risk of having a premature baby, by checking the bacterial community that lives in mom's reproductive tract.

  • UO duo looks into how weatherization affects good bacteria 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 10:09 am

    EUGENE, Oregon - Researchers from the University of Oregon are studying how to keep beneficial bacteria in the home while weatherizing to keep out the cold.

  • Researchers study weatherization's impact on bacteria 
    Updated: Aug-09-15 12:03 pm

    EUGENE, Oregon - In the latest chapter of the scientific storyline "germs can be our friends," University of Oregon researchers are studying how to get - and keep - beneficial bacteria in the home while weatherizing to keep out the cold.