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microorganism

mahy kroh awr guh ni zuhm

  • n  any organism of microscopic size

  • Two germs, which may be variant forms of the same microorganism, are always associated with trench mouth.
  • In 1966, bacteriologist Thomas Brock brought back to his lab specimens of a microorganism that was thriving in 80-plus degree Celsius waters in pink algae and microbial mats of .
  • No, its a microorganism so its invisible to the naked eye.
News & Articles

  • Electrofuels: Charged Microbes May "Poop Out" a Gasoline Alternative
    Run current through genetically engineered microorganisms, and they produce gasoline substitute. Can U.S.-funded electrofuels research finish the drive from lab to market?
    June 17, 2013 - National Geographic
  • Researchers sequence the genome of global deep ocean
    Biologists have started to sequence the genome of the global deep ocean. They are using more than 2,000 samples of microorganisms collected in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans during the Malaspina Expedition. This collection of marine microbial genomic, the first in the world on a global scale, will provide new clues about a reservoir of biodiversity yet to explore.
    June 12, 2013 - Science Daily
Quotes

  • Paul Davies in Science Daily (press release)
    If a biochemically weird microorganism should be discovered, its status as evidence for a second genesis, as opposed to a new branch on our own tree of life, will depend on how fundamentally it differs from known life,wrote Davies in the Nov....

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