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Methane Emissions In North America Surpass Previous Estimates
2013-11-26 05:16:45

The US Environmental Protection Agency could be underestimating American methane emission levels by as much as 50 percent, according to new research appearing in this week’s early online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Unexpected Properties Of Methane-producing Microbe Revealed
2013-11-19 08:31:36

Derek Lovley's lab at UMass Amherst show for the first time that one of the most abundant methane-producing microorganisms on Earth makes direct electrical connections with another species to produce the gas in a completely unexpected way

Lignin-Feasting Microbe Could Be Used For Biofuels
2013-11-13 16:08:10

Nature designed lignin, the tough woody polymer in the walls of plant cells, to bind and protect the cellulose sugars that plants use for energy.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.