Quotations that match 'bacteria'.

For the first half of geological time our ancestors were bacteria. Most creatures still are bacteria, and each one of our trillions of cells is a colony of bacteria. Richard Dawkins
[ Ancestors Bacteria Cells Colony Creatures Each First Geological Half Most Our Still Time Trillions Were]
We can, for example, be fairly confident that either there will be a world without war or there won't be a world - at least, a world inhabited by creatures other than bacteria and beetles, with some scattering of others. Noam Chomsky
[ Bacteria Confident Creatures Either Example Fairly Inhabited Least Other Others Scattering Some Than War Will Without Won World]
In microbiology the roles of mutation and selection in evolution are coming to be better understood through the use of bacterial cultures of mutant strains. Edward Lawrie Tatum
[ Better Coming Cultures Evolution Mutant Mutation Roles Selection Strains Through Understood Use]
Salad bars are like a restaurant's lungs. They soak up the impurities and bacteria in the environment, leaving you with much cleaner air to enjoy. Doug Coupland
[ Air Bacteria Bars Cleaner Enjoy Environment Leaving Lungs Much Restaurant Salad Soak Up]
Biology will relate every human gene to the genes of other animals and bacteria, to this great chain of being. Walter Gilbert
[ Animals Bacteria Being Biology Chain Every Gene Genes Great Human Other Relate Will]
Think of the earth as a living organism that is being attacked by billions of bacteria whose numbers double every forty years. Either the host dies, or the virus dies, or both die. Gore Vidal
[ Attacked Bacteria Being Billions Both Die Dies Double Earth Either Every Forty Host Living Numbers Organism Think Virus Whose Years]
I decided that the University of Sussex in Brighton was a good place for this work because it had a strong tradition in bacterial molecular genetics and an excellent reputation in biology. Paul Nurse
[ Because Biology Brighton Decided Excellent Genetics Good Had Molecular Place Reputation Strong Sussex Tradition University Work]
Back in 1983, the United States government approved the release of the first genetically modified organism. In this case, it was a bacteria that prevents frost on food crops. Jeremy Rifkin
[ Approved Back Bacteria Case Crops First Food Frost Genetically Government Modified Organism Prevents Release States United]