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Prokaryotes in the Real World
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Behavior Changes and DiseasesBacteria cause a number of diseases. Pathogenic bacteria are often present in the environment but their ability to spread is affected by technological developments and...
AntibioticsEvolution of antibiotic resistance is a deeply troubling phenomenon. As antibiotics are increasingly overused, antibiotic resistance is growing. For a chart showing how quickly antibiot...
Industrial MicrobiologyMicrobes have been used in industry for a long time, principally for a process called fermentation. Fermentation is what happens when microbes use food for energy in environ...
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