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Yeast-Knowledge Feast

This post is more or less a “yeast starter for dummies” article because.. well… I am one.

A dummy. Not a yeast.

The information for this write-up was taken from a paper about yeast growth which can be seen  1,870 more words

Weekday Preacher

The Moss Catastrphe

A semblance of soil on the firmament

Moss kicks off the first mass extinction

Way back in the day

Changing radically the mineral balance

Changing radically the gas balance… 36 more words

Navel Gazing

Have you ever wanted to discover something new? Then once you discovered it, you could name it after yourself. Mine would be Jamicocous bacterium – or something equally as cool :) Well you don’t have to look deep in the ocean for new species or even deep in a volcano. 232 more words


Microbe Mayhem

It’s been a week since my last post and I do apologise for the unexpected break in updates to this blog – my sudden radio silence happens to be directly attributable to a few choice creatures, bacteria if you will. 715 more words


Blue Beaches ?

The Maldives

It’s common enough on remote islands to just kick back and look at the stars twinkling overhead, but in the Maldives in particular, the stellar light show seems to be between your toes. 689 more words

Ocean Life Exposed


Microorganisms have been causing infections in humans for millennia.  In the pre antibiotic era, humans relied on host defences to fight these infections. Needless to say many perished.   260 more words