Bacterium with Flagella

Re-Run Evolution Proves Flagellum Evolved

Re-run evolution proves flagellum evolved, claim scientists in an article in ABC Science 7 November 2019.  Matt Baker, a biophysicist at the University of New South Wales, Australia, and Nick Matzke a phylogeneticist at University of Auckland, New Zealand, have written an article entitled “Evolution or intelligent design? The story of the bacterial flagellar motor”. […]

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Arm’s Length Sock Test

The arm’s length sock test is one sure sign your son is going through puberty. Sex hormones stimulate sweat glands and bacteria thrive in the extra secretions, producing the smell that makes you hold his socks at arm’s length as you put them in the wash. Even worse is the smell of used running shoes. […]

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Ancient Cave Bugs Resist Antibiotics

Ancient cave bugs resist antibiotics, according to a report in National Geographic News and ScienceDaily 11 April 2012, and PLoS ONE, 2012; 7 (4): e34953 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0034953. Scientists exploring the Lechuguilla cave, a vast deep cave in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico, have found bacteria they believed to have been isolated for four million […]

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