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"Biology is the study of complicated things that give the appearance of having been designed for a purpose"

-- Richard Dawkins

Rickettsia: The Disease Causing Bacteria (Part-1)

'Rickettsia' is a genus of non-motile, gram-negative, non spore-forming, highly pleomorphic bacteria that may occur in the forms of cocci, rods, or threads. The term...

The Basic Concepts Of Plant Disease

According to Encyclopedia Britannica- Plant disease is an impairment of the normal state of a plant that interrupts or modifies its vital functions. The effects of...

Chemical Evolution and Origin of life

The origin of life on Earth is a scientific problem which is not yet solved. There are plenty of ideas, but few clear facts. It...

Microbiology in Freshwater and Marine Habitats

Water Microbiology  Water is the vital element for every living organisms on earth. So, it’s needed to ensure safe access to clean drinking water for...

Soil Microbiology: The Scientific Discipline of Microbial Communities in Soil

Soil Microbiology is concerned with the study of all biological aspects of the microorganisms (bacteria, archaea, viruses, fungi, parasites and protozoa) that exist in...

Microbiology: Stories in Extreme Habitats

  WHAT IS EXTREME ENVIRONMENT? An extreme environment exhibits conditions which are challenging for most life forms. These may be extremely high or low ranges of...

Prion: The Mysterious Infectious Agent

What is prion? Prion is a term first used to describe the mysterious infectious agent responsible for several neurodegenerative diseases found in mammals,including Creutzfeldt-Jakob diseases(CDJ)...

Endosymbiosis in Plant Sap-Feeding Insects (Part-2)

The vast majority of observed plant sap-feeding hemipterans colonized by primary symbionts are defined by three traits. First of all, phylogenetically as they are...

Endosymbiosis in Plant Sap-Feeding Insects (Part-1)

Healthy animals are colonized by microorganisms routinely. The Human Microbiome, for example, is restricted to five body sites, such as skin, oral cavity, pulmonary...

Coliform Bacteria: An Indicator of Water Contamination

Coliform commonly known as " indicator organisms" , refers to a wide groups of bacteria ( about 16 species) that  found throughout the environment...

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