By: Jacob Cohen-Donnelly
Microbiology is the study of unicellular or cell clusters, whether they be eukaryotes (fungi and protists), or prokaryotes (bacteria). Although argued that they may not be alive, viruses are also studied in detail by microbiologists. In theory, a big part of microbiology is the study...
By: Anne-Marie Hubbard
This article will address the types of broad spectrum genetic mutation and how bacteria absorb and utilize foreign DNA.In order to fully understand a topic an individual must first understand its meaning. Therefore I will begin with the basic definition of mutation. Tortora, Funke...
By: Adriana Troutman
A virus is an ultra microscopic, infectious agent that replicates only within the cells of living hosts, mainly bacteria, plants, and animals. Bacteria are one celled organisms that are either spherical, spiral, or rod shaped. They are a part of the Monera kingdom. Viruses are...
By: Katie Madison
Microbiology is the study of microorganisms. Microorganisms can be classified into two groups: unicellular and cell-cluster microscopic organisms. Unicellular, as you know, are single celled organisms. These organisms are microscopic and therefore can not be seen by the naked eye. It is here that the...
By: Alesha Carey
The definition of Anthrax Anthrax is an infectious disease that is caused by spore-forming bacteria called Bacillus Anthracis. It occurs mainly in warm-blooded animals, but can also infect humans.Getting Anthrax Anthrax within humans is very rare in the U.S. Anyone can come about...
By: Julia Lustig
There are many questions brought to our minds about anthrax. Some have questions as to what anthrax really is, how you come in contact with it, how common it is, how it's transmitted, what the symptoms are, so on and so forth. This article will...
By: Justin Sullivan
Of course anthrax is an acute infectious disease caused by Bacillus anthracis. But how common is anthrax and how is it transmitted?Anthrax is mostly found in developing areas (second and third-world countries), especially in agricultural areas, where it is prevalent in animals. These areas...
By: Logan Schulz
What Is Anthrax?Anthrax is one of those things that people are very afraid of yet they do not know much about it. A very large reason why people are so afraid of Anthrax is because of the recent terrorist attacks in the past decade...
Digestive systems: Why a cow can eat grasses, but we can't
By: Damry Damry
A cow eating grasses may not be so interesting. It may be just an ordinary activity of a creature trying to continue its life. But, have you ever wondered and compared to yourself, why and how can that happen? How and why you can not...
By: Keiron Audain
Microorganisms - Knowing our enemies and keeping our friends close. When placed in context of the actual number of microorganisms in existence, those that cause disease in humans are relatively minimal. In fact, the majority of microbes are of great benefit to humanity, even...

 

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