Tags » Microbes

ANTHRAX: Bacillus anthracis

There’s nothing quite like a mail-order disease to propel a pathogen into notoriety. In 2001, several envelopes containing spores of the bacteria Bacillus anthracis were shipped across the United States, infecting those exposed with anthrax. 2,359 more words

Diseases & Pathogens

From AAAS: "Body's bacteria may keep our brains healthy"


19 November 2014
Elizabeth Pennisi

The microbes that live in your body outnumber your cells 10 to one. Recent studies suggest these tiny organisms help us digest food and maintain our immune system. 740 more words

Applied Research & Technology