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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.

2013-10-25 23:21:14

A local student is making a positive impact this fall at his school and in the community.

Sediments From The Deep Sea Give Insight Into Dynamics Of The Deep Biosphere
2013-10-22 14:53:38

Traces of past microbial life in sediments off the coast of Peru document how the microbial ecosystem under the seafloor has responded to climate change over hundreds of thousands of years.

2013-10-08 11:51:29

Scientists report in Nature Communications that they have engineered yeast to consume acetic acid, a previously unwanted byproduct of the process of converting plant leaves, stems and other tissues into biofuels.


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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