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: any of a domain (Bacteria) of prokaryotic round, spiral, or rod-shaped single-celled microorganisms that may lack cell walls or are gram-positive or gram-negative if they have cell walls, that are often aggregated into colonies or motile by means of flagella, that typically live in soil, water, organic matter, or the bodies of plants and animals, that are usually autotrophic, saprophytic, or parasitic in nutrition, and that are noted for their biochemical effects and pathogenicity (bacteria, 2015)
This Newly Discovered Strain Of Bacteria Can Eat Plastic - Newsy
Scientists Have Discovered a Bacteria That's Evolved to Eat Plastic (Jamie Condliffe, Gizmodo)
These plastic-eating bacteria could help cut down on waste (Rachel Feltman, The Washington Post)
not plant or animal
Bacteria CAM - real time images of bacteria colony growth
Bacteria and Disease
Bacteria: More Than Pathogens
How Much Bacteria is There?
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Subject Specific Links
Tree of Life Web Project, Bacteria
Dewey 579.3 Bacteria (BUBL LINK)
Internet Public Library
Best of the Web
The Virtual Museum of Bacteria
Library of Congress
Library of Congress
UPenn Online Books
Barnes and Noble
Open Education Consortium
New Life? Russian scientists discover unidentified bacteria
‘Unclassified’ Life Found in Antarctic Lake (RIA Novosti)
'Virtual bacteria' created by scientists (Nick Collins, The Telegraph)
Virtual cells: an amazing merger of the digital and biological (Roger Highfield, Telegraph)
Bacteria News -- ScienceDaily
Fecal microbiota transplant is safe and effective for patients with ulcerative colitis
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Wasps and wine: Paper wasps contribute to sour rot disease, a scourge of wine industry
New research shows that the invasive European paper wasp, Polistes dominulus, plays a role in fac...
Illuminating the secret of glow-in-the-dark mushrooms
Scientists now understand what makes bioluminescent mushrooms glow, which may pave the way to new...
Novel antibiotic resistance gene in milk
A new antibiotic resistance gene has been found in bacteria from dairy cows. This gene confers re...
Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to imbalanced microbiome
Abnormal levels of specific gut bacteria are related to chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephal...
Bacteria - Google News
Cleveland Clinic research shows link between gut bacteria, meat-heavy diets, and risk of blood clots - cleveland.com
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Another study just linked chronic fatigue syndrome to gut bacteria - ScienceAlert
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked with Differences in Gut Bacteria - Live Science
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Report: Unsafe Levels of Fecal Bacteria in Shenandoah River ... - NBC 29 News
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Fruit flies offer gut check on bacteria - University of Rochester Newsroom
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