Examining Microbes Under a New Lens

Examining Microbes Under a New Lens

Research illuminates how Chesapeake Bay bacteria snack on sunlight The Chesapeake Bay is known for its blue crabs, but those crustaceans are far outnumbered by much tinier residents: bacteria. Every milliliter of bay water is home to thousands to millions of these...
Rapid Replacement

Rapid Replacement

Novel technology applied to replace aging bridge America’s bridges received a grade of C+ on the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, put out by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Aging is a factor in this score — almost four in 10 of the 614,387 bridges in...
Shop Right

Shop Right

Online shopping might not be as green as people think it is Home shopping isn’t new — images from Sears catalogues in the early 1900s show bicycles, banjos, hats, dresses, shoes, long underwear for men, corsets for women, guns, tools, light fixtures, storage trunks,...
All about the microbes

All about the microbes

Researchers compare notes on amazing world of bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa They’re out there for better or for worse, a teeming universe of microbes that influences everything that lives and breathes in this world. They have ominous-sounding names –...
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