#Bacteria

  • Article: A Rare Flesh-Eating Bacteria Is Spreading Because of Climate Change
    Health

    A Rare Flesh-Eating Bacteria Is Spreading Because of Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 18, 2019

    The disease is often spread through eating raw oysters. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Waste Is Threatening Ocean Bacteria That Produce 10% of the World's Oxygen
    Environment

    Plastic Waste Is Threatening Ocean Bacteria That Produce 10% of the World's Oxygen

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 15, 2019

    "One in every 10 breaths of oxygen you breathe in is thanks to these little guys.” Read more

  • Article: Humanity Has Killed 83% of All Wild Mammals and Half of All Plants: Study
    Environment

    Humanity Has Killed 83% of All Wild Mammals and Half of All Plants: Study

    By Erica SanchezJana Sepehr  and  Joe McCarthy|May 22, 2018

    Of all the birds left in the world, 70% are poultry chickens and other farmed birds. Read more

  • Article: A ‘Nightmare Bacteria’ Is Spreading Across the US, CDC Study Finds
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    A ‘Nightmare Bacteria’ Is Spreading Across the US, CDC Study Finds

    By Daniele Selby|April 5, 2018

    It's resistant to antibiotics, and it's deadly. Read more

  • Article: In Major Breakthrough, Scientists Discover Bacteria That Can Produce Energy
    Environment

    In Major Breakthrough, Scientists Discover Bacteria That Can Produce Energy

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 22, 2017

    If harnessed on an industrial scale, the bacteria could prove to be a viable energy source. Read more

  • Article: The Superbug 'Most Wanted' List: WHO Needs Super-Cures, Super Fast
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    The Superbug 'Most Wanted' List: WHO Needs Super-Cures, Super Fast

    By Meghan Werft|Feb. 28, 2017

    This is the first ever list of antibiotic resistant threats to health from WHO. Read more