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bacteria : 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) [1]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords

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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)

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Bacteria Overview

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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Tree of Life Web Project, Bacteria
directory

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Free Internet Public Library dmoz Commercial Best of the Web
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"bacteria" DuckDuckGo WolframAlpha
museum

The Virtual Museum of Bacteria
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Open Education Consortium
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ScienceDaily.com, bacteria
NPR Archives Google News
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Google Scholar
government

USA.gov
toy

Amazon Toys

Vostok


New Life? Russian scientists discover unidentified bacteria


‘Unclassified’ Life Found in Antarctic Lake (RIA Novosti)

Virtual


'Virtual bacteria' created by scientists (Nick Collins, The Telegraph)

Virtual cells: an amazing merger of the digital and biological (Roger Highfield, Telegraph)

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Bacteria News -- ScienceDaily
Bacteria - Google News


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Editor Mary E. Hopper
Contributor Neil R. Carlson


© Cosma creator mehopper editor mehopper revised 7/14/2016 v.1.5
  1. ^ bacteria. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bacteria