nutrient cycling

The Mysterious Case of the Microbe in the Soil



Microbial biosensors sense and environmental signal and,
in response, produce a measurable reporter such as a gas.
Image by E. Fulk


By Emm Fulk, graduate student, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA

 

Flagella? Check. Cell wall? Check. Cheesy music? Yes, that's right. What's a microbial detective without a melodramatic theme song?

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Around the world: Exploring soils and root of all life

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This post originally appeared in the Human Nature blog from the Sustainability Leadership Fellows at the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University.

Written by Tandra Fraser, 2015-2016 Sustainability Leadership Fellow and Postdoc at the School of Agriculture, University of Reading, London.

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