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  • This nontoxic substance does so by gouging holes in a microbe's cell wall and spilling out its contents.

    Biocidal Terrain

  • One way to stir up trouble is simply to encroach on a microbe's habitat.

    Outbreak Of Fear

  • This nontoxic substance does so by gouging holes in a microbe's cell wall and spilling out its contents.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • When mating with other microbes, however, a fair bit of flirting and fluffing goes on in their mating ritual, which draws on the microbe's energy reserves, and ultimately affects the quality of their offspring.

    February 8th, 2006

  • Copper Oxide Damages a microbe's cell wall and stops it from multiplying.

    Debugging the House

  • Ultraviolet Light Destroys a microbe's DNA and prevents it from reproducing.

    Debugging the House

  • The mosquito's interest is to suck blood, while the microbe's is to corrupt.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • The mosquito's interest is to suck blood, while the microbe's is to corrupt.

    From On High

  • It does so by its general tone being too hearty for the microbe's life.

    Memories and Studies

  • Working backward, they were able to create a family tree that placed the microbe's origin in China, 2,600 to 2,800 years ago.

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