Tag Archives: Bacteria

Evolutionary Trade Off: A solution to anti-biotic resistance?

We all have heard of a saying, “That which doesn’t kill us makes us stronger” by Friedrich Nietzsche. This is especially true in case of bacteria, organisms that are found everywhere ranging from “on us” to “inside us”. these microscopic … Continue reading

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Why make it when you can take it?

I don’t know about you, but when I think of evolution I think of gaining the ability to do something. Just look at humans who live at high altitudes; they make a massive amount of red blood cells (among other … Continue reading

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How much do small changes actually matter?

Many, many small things in the world add up to big things. I’m sure you’ve heard of some of these: Acts of kindness Pieces of plastic Mutations in bacteria Wait what?? One of these isn’t like the others… A brief … Continue reading

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Science News June 5th 2014: Bee Brains and Bacteria Brewing Biofuels

On June 5th I will be on First@Five with James Coleman talking about these news stories: Bee Brains Build Cognitive Maps Imagine you were knocked out on the block to your house. When you woke up, say, on the other … Continue reading

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