...This provided the perfect opportunity to dive into the life of this noted microbiologist. Alice Evans (1881–1975) made some of most important contributions to microbiology in the early 20th century. In 1917 she presented her work showing that a bacterium found in raw milk – Bacillus abortus, now...
by Nastassja Noell
Lichens are symbiotic organisms – algae, fungi, cyanobacteria, bacteria and yeasts – that form miniature ecosystems that you can hold in the palm of your hand. They live on trees and rocks throughout the Southern Appalachians, and are also found in the Arctic, the Antarctic, rainforests, alpine tundra and especially in the desert.