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  • Glacial Ice Cores Reveal 15,000 Year Old Microbes

    Glacial Ice Cores Reveal 15,000 Year Old Microbes

    Ancient ice contains a rich microbial record going back thousands of years. Recent advances have provided tools to study their genes and evolution, but climate change threatens to erase this frozen archive.

  • Study Finds Sewage Bacteria Lurking in Hudson River Sediments

    Study Finds Sewage Bacteria Lurking in Hudson River Sediments

    A new study shows that fecal bacteria from sewage can persist in far greater quantities in near-shore sediments than in the water of the Hudson River.

  • Keys to Success

    Keys to Success

    Humans hate to catch the flu, But here’s a fact that’s less well-known: Bacteria get infections too As many cultures have now shown.

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  • Glacial Ice Cores Reveal 15,000 Year Old Microbes

    Glacial Ice Cores Reveal 15,000 Year Old Microbes

    Ancient ice contains a rich microbial record going back thousands of years. Recent advances have provided tools to study their genes and evolution, but climate change threatens to erase this frozen archive.

  • Study Finds Sewage Bacteria Lurking in Hudson River Sediments

    Study Finds Sewage Bacteria Lurking in Hudson River Sediments

    A new study shows that fecal bacteria from sewage can persist in far greater quantities in near-shore sediments than in the water of the Hudson River.

  • Keys to Success

    Keys to Success

    Humans hate to catch the flu, But here’s a fact that’s less well-known: Bacteria get infections too As many cultures have now shown.