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Scientists Made a New Life Form to Learn About The Common Ancestor of All Living Things - ScienceAlert

In an epic feat of molecular biology prowess, the team has reverse-engineered a microbe that shares the features of both a bacterium and an archaeon, and therefore could feasibly have some LUCA-like characteristics. The thing is, bacteria and archaea ...

Many common drugs, not just antibiotics, may kill off gut microbes - STAT

Athanasios Typas, a researcher at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, and his team tested more than 1,000 FDA-approved drugs from the Prestwick Chemical Library, often used as a screening library, against nearly 40 common microbial species ...

Non-antibiotic drugs promote antibiotic resistance - The Economist

The Economist
But Lisa Maier of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, in Heidelberg, and her colleagues have, nevertheless, grown 40 of the most common strains of them in anaerobic conditions. They have then gone on to expose those cultures to hundreds of drugs ...

Common Missouri Spiders

Monett - United States

Descriptions and pictures of spiders indigenous to Missouri, USA.

Common Missouri Wasps and Bees
United States

This site offers lots of detailed information on wasps and bees, particularly those found in Missouri.

Common Spiders in Japan

Line drawings, photos, and notes by Mikio Sekine. Also short articles on various insects.

Common Spiders Found Around Homes and Buildings
United States

Features common Kentucky spiders and provdes information about the differnt spider types.

Palystes: Rain Spiders, Lizard-eating Spiders
South Africa

Photographs and information on South African species in this genus.

Black Widow Spiders and Other Spiders of Medical Importance
United States

Brief information on the black widow and brown recluse; links to related web sites.

Latrodectus: Button Spiders, Widow Spiders
South Africa

Photographs and information on South African species in this genus.

Close-up View of Common Knotweed, Common Lamb's-quarters and Sheep Sorrel
United States

Photographic study by Brian Johnston of these three species, Polygonum arenastrum, Chenopodium album and Rumex acetosella.

Sicarius: Six-eyed Crab Spiders, Six-eyed Sand Spiders
South Africa

Photographs and information on South African species from the Biodiversity Explorer.

United States

Collection of news stories and photos about mountain lions in Missouri and adjacent states.

United States

Offers photos and descriptions of many of the state's beautiful wildflowers, sorted by color and scientific name.