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2011-05-25 06:00:00

Airborne microorganisms may be responsible for weather events, according to a study that found a high concentration of bacteria at the center of hailstones.

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2008-02-29 00:15:00

A Montana State University professor and his colleagues have found evidence suggesting that airborne bacteria are globally distributed in the atmosphere and may play a large role in the cycle of precipitation.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.