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A new study has found the biological soil crust layer of a desert contains microbes that lie in wait for the ideal conditions to begin metabolic activity.
Critical genetic secrets of a bacterium that holds potential for removing toxic and radioactive waste from the environment have been revealed in a study by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab).
Advanced biofuels â€“ liquid transportation fuels derived from the cellulosic biomass of perennial grasses and other non-food plants, as well as from agricultural waste â€“ are highly touted as potential replacements for gasoline, diesel and jet fuels.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.