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New Rules Point Scientists To Next-Gen Pathogens

New Rules Point Scientists To Next-Gen Pathogens

Author: Aimee Cunningham / Source: Science News for Students SIMILAR TO HUMANS, BACTERIA HAVE DEFENSES TO HELP THEM SURVIVE THE ELEMENTS OF THE WORLD. HOWEVER, ONE OF THE MICROORGANISMS MAIN PREROGATIVES IS DAMAGING HUMANS, THEREFORE WE’VE SPENT A LOT OF TIME...

These killer whales exhale sickening germs

These killer whales exhale sickening germs

Author: Sharon Oosthoek / Source: Science News for Students killer whales People usually try to give killer whales their space. Getting close to one’s blowhole is especially risky. But Canadian and America scientists got that close — and for a good reason....

Food for microbes found on Enceladus

Food for microbes found on Enceladus

Author: Ashley Yeager / Source: Science News FINDING FOOD A deep dive into Enceladus’ plume, shown here in an artist’s illustration, reveals that the moon harbors molecular hydrogen. On Earth, the gas serves as a food source for some microbes, suggesting...

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