Science News Archive - July 24, 2007
Less than one percent of microbes living in the environment can be cultured in the laboratory â€“ a big hindrance for researchers trying to identify microbes in extreme environments. But a new device may help identify microbes without having to culture them at all.
Rising temperatures in eastern Canada are making it more dangerous for the native Inuit population in the province of Quebec to travel and hunt by snowmobile, and a new study recommends that they return to using the traditional dogsled.
- Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.