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2014-01-16 23:03:30

Mariner Biomedical introduces the newest addition to their line of outdoor skin protection products. Deter Exposure Defense provides effective protection against wind, cold, heat, sun, and low humidity. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Mariner Biomedical, Inc. announced they will unveil their latest product, Deter Exposure Defense, at the upcoming Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City. The company’s new multifunctional product provides an effective defense against the...

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2005-07-19 12:28:10

How have the molecules essential to life, such as proteins, adapted to function in extreme environments? The proteins that may help answer this question have been isolated from halophilic (salt-loving) microorganisms from the Dead Sea. So what's living in the Dead Sea anyway? Astrobiology Magazine -- Over the years, a number of Weizmann Institute scientists have addressed the question of how molecules essential to life, such as proteins, have adapted to function in extreme environments. The...

2005-07-12 00:30:00

Over the years, a number of Weizmann Institute scientists have addressed the question of how molecules essential to life, such as proteins, have adapted to function in extreme environments. The proteins they investigated were isolated from halophilic (salt-loving) microorganisms from the Dead Sea. After determining the 3-D structures for several halophilic proteins, researchers were able to explain how these proteins not only cope with high salinities, but are actually "addicted" to them....


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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