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Researchers Find Freshwater Springs, Numerous Micro-organisms In The Dead Sea
2011-09-27 10:04:59

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have discovered deep freshwater springs on the Dead Sea floor that feed into this rapidly dwindling body of water.

2010-12-08 21:36:47

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen, Germany and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) in Cambridge, Massachusetts have found a remarkable effect while studying how marine particles sink, which could affect the way scientists assess global carbon fluxes.

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2010-10-08 10:15:00

Hydrothermal vents may contribute more to the thermal budget of the oceans than previously assumed.

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2010-03-25 09:10:28

The molecular secrets of a bacterium which produces its own oxygen to use the green house gas methane was unraveled.


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