microorganisms help humans how can you point me somewhere?

About microscopic forms of life, including Bacteria, Archea, protozoans, algae and fungi. Topics relating to viruses, viroids and prions also belong here.

Moderators: honeev, Leonid, amiradm, BioTeam

Post Reply
ecsezandohs
Garter
Garter
Posts: 8
Joined: Mon Sep 17, 2007 7:38 pm

microorganisms help humans how can you point me somewhere?

Post by ecsezandohs » Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:51 am

Can you point me to a site that explains how microorganisms help humans, one that is reputable and explains it well so that i can paraphrase it.

would penicillin be one answer? because it comes from bread mold and produces a substance that kills bacteria?


thanks for any help in advance.

User avatar
MichaelXY
King Cobra
King Cobra
Posts: 885
Joined: Fri Jun 15, 2007 7:03 pm
Location: San Diego, Ca

Post by MichaelXY » Wed Jan 30, 2008 1:37 am


User avatar
canalon
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
Posts: 3909
Joined: Thu Feb 03, 2005 2:46 pm
Location: Canada

Post by canalon » Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:18 am

Patrick

Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without
any proof. (Ashley Montague)

User avatar
MrMistery
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
Posts: 6832
Joined: Thu Mar 03, 2005 10:18 pm
Location: Romania(small and unimportant country)
Contact:

Post by MrMistery » Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:28 pm

Yogurt :D
"As a biologist, I firmly believe that when you're dead, you're dead. Except for what you live behind in history. That's the only afterlife" - J. Craig Venter

User avatar
canalon
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
Posts: 3909
Joined: Thu Feb 03, 2005 2:46 pm
Location: Canada

Post by canalon » Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:45 pm

and sauerkraut, pickles, wine, beer and a lot of other fermented food.
Patrick

Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without
any proof. (Ashley Montague)

User avatar
MrMistery
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
Posts: 6832
Joined: Thu Mar 03, 2005 10:18 pm
Location: Romania(small and unimportant country)
Contact:

Post by MrMistery » Wed Jan 30, 2008 7:25 pm

i was eating yogurt when i read this thread :lol:
"As a biologist, I firmly believe that when you're dead, you're dead. Except for what you live behind in history. That's the only afterlife" - J. Craig Venter

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest