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microbe

[¦mī‚krōb]
(microbiology)
A microorganism, especially a bacterium of a pathogenic nature.
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For example, multiple sensors can be installed at different points in a large factory and these can be monitored via computer for changes in microbe counts over time.
2) Microbes can give off fluorescent light when subjected to a certain wavelength of light, making it possible to measure the amount of microbes.
Gut microbes are essential for normal development and training of the immune system, for extracting nutrients from our food, and for protecting us from some infectious diseases.
Although having a legion of invisible critters crawling all over your body may sound gross, many of these microbes perform jobs vital to your survival.
They study how microbial life interacts with rocks and minerals, as when microbes live deep underground.
March of the Microbes is a very readable narrative about how to find microbes in the world around us.
In 2000, to our surprise, we found that microscopic nooks and pits within volcanic seafloor rocks harbor abundant colonies of previously unidentified microbes.
The complex relationship between people and microbes has been evolving for tens of thousands of years.
The microbes are more patient than Saddam or the mullahs in Tehran, and their weapons are more fearsome than even his biologicals.
21 open house and air show, the Air Force is planning to conduct a test to see if the microbes can detect residue from TNT blasts set off during the show.
Certainly, the notion of testing for microbes is neither new nor part of a fringe-group agenda.
Plants and microbes interact in a complex relationship that can have both harmful and beneficial impacts on both plant and microbial communities.