Venter's plan is to use bacteria to brew fuel, much like we brew beer today.
Bacteria can process toxic wastes and oil spills into harmless biodegradable materials.
The airborne bacteria infected all of the people on the trip.
The bacteria, in most cases, have no definite nucleus or central body.
The next time you buy hand soap, try to find the kind that kills bacteria so we can prevent illnesses.
They surround individual bacteria, absorb them into their substance, and ultimately destroy them by digestion.
Somebacteriacan cause infections, but others are harmless or even helpful to the human body.
Many bacteria are known which are capable of denitrification, some of them being abundant in fresh dung and upon old straw.
At the same time in Germany, Robert Koch identified the bacteria that caused tuberculosis and the one that caused cholera.
Bacteria, which are very simple organisms, can be found in every type of ecosystem of the planet.
Pasteur first formulated the idea that bacteria are responsible for the diseases of fermented liquids; the corollary of this was a demand for pure yeast.
In the first stage the ammonium compounds are oxidized to nitrites by the agency of very minute motile bacteria belonging to the genus Nitrosomonas.