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2011-11-18 03:36:07

Like a shadowy character just hidden from view, a mystery atom in the middle of a complex enzyme called nitrogenase had long hindered scientists' ability to study the enzyme fully.

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2011-01-11 10:27:56

In the vast ocean where an essential nutrient—iron—is scarce, a marine bacterium that launches the ocean food web survives by using a remarkable biochemical trick: It recycles iron.

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2010-12-15 08:17:39

The cyanobacteria are famous for releasing the oxygen that made Earth the hospitable planet we know today, but some strains also have a hidden talent for producing hydrogen gas.

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2010-02-16 07:56:43

Researchers report that they have discovered – and now know how to exploit – an unusual chemical reaction mechanism that allows malaria parasites and many disease-causing bacteria to survive.


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