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Bacterial

(Science: microbiology) bacteria are group of micro-organisms that are a single cell approximately 1 micron in transverse diameter. Some bacteria cause disease in man, requiring treatment with an antibiotic.


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Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help

... as a starting point for the fictional bacteria featured in my book. In my next book, my explorers encounter a wet cavern on Mars which has a bacterial colony growing in it. This colony has evolved to form a kind of collective intelligence. They consume iron. For the purposes of story telling, ...

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by MOrenda
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:45 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help
Replies: 1
Views: 136

What do you do when talking to creationists?

... for such natural groups? I generally try to refute this by bringing up the most common "example" of irreducible complexity, the bacterial flagellum, and then telling the person that if you remove many of the parts from a flagellum, you have a structure quite similar to the toxin ...

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by FriarBroccoli
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:40 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
Replies: 4
Views: 4228

What do you do when talking to creationists?

... complexity disproves evolution. I generally try to refute this by bringing up the most common "example" of irreducible complexity, the bacterial flagellum, and then telling the person that if you remove many of the parts from a flagellum, you have a structure quite similar to the toxin ...

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by Dubnium105
Fri Jan 17, 2014 11:08 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
Replies: 4
Views: 4228

Re: Re:

... mentioned if that were the case). All this being said, I would still stress that the 'dots' in your blood samples do not quite look like typical bacterial finding and that if you have been ill for a long time, blood-borne bacterial infection sounds unlikely. Blood is normally sterile and if bacteria ...

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by snowathlete
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:08 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 8785

Re: Re:

... I am sure they are linked to my illness. If you have been ill that long, I think the petechiae can equally well be related to something else than bacterial infection. After all, petechiae are not a specific symptom and various conditions can cause them. One of the more common ones in thrombocytopenia ...

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by biohazard
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:13 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 8785
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