Recent Examples of microorganism from the Web
Some of the evidence for early life is in the form of fossilized microorganisms.
If your compost material contains no soil, sprinkle a little soil or a compost starter in each layer to inoculate the pile with microorganisms.
Based on the characteristics of microorganisms fossilized deep within the region's crust, scientists can determine how warm the water was and when.
The colony of pernicious microorganisms was first detected on the memorial’s marble in 2006.
If food thaws then refreezes, microorganisms that were there before the first freeze can multiply, posing a threat of food poisoning.
But to outsiders like me, the NFL these days is a cultural Petri dish — and the behavior of its microorganisms worth inspecting.
The average healthy individual carries trillions of microorganisms in and on their body, outnumbering human cells.
Up next, the scientists plan to test their machines in microorganisms and fish.
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Origin and Etymology of microorganism
First Known Use: 1880See Words from the same year
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