Category Archives: New to Science

New microbes found in vultures, rattlesnakes and Japanese burial mounds

There are plenty of exciting finds this month so let’s dive straight in. Researchers from China have discovered two new species of bacteria from two different species of Old World vulture in the Tibetan Plateau. Vultures may be a source … Continue reading

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New to science: Microbes from the Mariana Trench and the International Space Station

The Mariana Trench contains the deepest known location on Earth, lying over 10km below sea level. Back in 2012, James Cameron (director of Avatar and Titanic) piloted a solo expedition to the bottom of the trench in a specially designed … Continue reading

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New to Science: Microbes from dogs, fish and ice cores

Each month, the Microbiology Society publishes the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (IJSEM), which details newly discovered species of bacteria, fungi and protists. Here are a few of the new species that have been discovered and the places they’ve been … Continue reading

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New to Science: Microbes from Aloe vera, anchovies and the Red Sea

Before we get going, a quick bit of news. All of our journals, including IJSEM, have now moved to continuous publication! This means that papers are now published on a rolling basis as soon as they have been approved and … Continue reading

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New to Science: Microbes from raw cow’s milk, corals and millipedes

Each month, the Microbiology Society publishes the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (IJSEM), which details newly discovered species of bacteria, fungi and protists. Here are a few of the new species that have been discovered and the places they’ve been … Continue reading

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New to science: November 2016

Each month, the Microbiology Society publishes the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (IJSEM), which details newly discovered species of bacteria, fungi and protists. Here are a few of the new species that have been discovered and the places they’ve been … Continue reading

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New to science: October 2016

Each month, the Microbiology Society publishes the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (IJSEM), which details newly discovered species of bacteria, fungi and protists. Here are a few of the new species that have been discovered and the places they’ve been … Continue reading

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