bacillus : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil
- Some years ago the Bulgarian scientist, Mechnikov, discovered a bacillus friendly to man, called it the Bacillus Bulgaricus, because it frequented the sour milk of Bulgaria.
- Among the smallest is the bacillus influenzae (0.
- Unlike HIV, the tubercle bacillus succumbs to powerful medications.
News & Articles
- Evolution Strikes Back Against Bioengineered Crops
April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Since 1996, farmers across the globe have planted more than a billion acres of genetically modified corn and cotton that have been engineered to produce insecticidal proteins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis , or Bt for short. Organic farmers used Bt proteins in sprays for decades to kill a number of devastating pests because the ...
June 11, 2013 - redOrbit
- John Howard in BBC News
It's not an innocent white powder. It's some type of biological agent. I'm not a scientist but they say it belongs to the bacillus group and is being tested. I can't tell you any more than that,Mr Howard told Channel Nine television.
- Albert Camus in Asia Pacific Arts Online Magazine
Camus writes "the plague bacillus never dies or disappears for good; that it can lie dormant for years and years in furniture and linen-chests; that it bides its time in bedrooms, cellars, trunks, and bookshelves; and that perhaps the day would come...
- Robert Koch in NEWS.com.au
It (the discovery of a new strain) shows that anthrax bacteria (bacillus anthracis) as a cause of death in wild apes is more widespread than believed until now,the Robert Koch Institute said in a statement, noting the same group had found a...