Day: July 7, 2019

Common Kitchen Sponge Viruses May Consume Tough Bacteria

New research presented this weekend at the annual American Society for Microbiology suggests that some viruses—which often populate kitchen sponges—are able to eat bacteria.   Of course, a kitchen sponge is consistently exposed to myriad microbes, which means that they each develop their own special microbiome of organisms, and particularly bacteria.  And,