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Plankton Make Scents For A Cooler Planet And Seabirds
2014-03-21 08:22:49

The top predators of the Southern Ocean, far-ranging seabirds, are tied both to the health of the ocean ecosystem and to global climate regulation through a mutual relationship with phytoplankton

New Study May Hold Clue To Proving the Gaia Theory
2012-05-18 04:30:16

The Gaia Hypothesis proposes that the Earth is actually a giant living organism, and a University of Maryland (UMD) study might have found the key to unlocking this mystery.

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2011-05-13 03:11:59

Scientists have known for two decades that sulfur compounds that are produced by bacterioplankton as they consume decaying algae in the ocean cycle through two paths.

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2010-07-16 09:15:00

New research indicates that the interactions of microscopic organisms around a particular organic material may alter the chemical properties of the ocean and ultimately influence global climate by affecting cloud formation in the atmosphere.

2008-07-02 06:00:47

By Sheng, Yanqing Chen, Fanzhong; Wang, Xinming; Sheng, Guoying; Fu, Jiamo ABSTRACT: Odorous volatile organic sulfides (VOSs) in headspace atmosphere and wastewaters were identified and quantified synchronously in two municipal wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) in Guangzhou, China.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.