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2013-09-30 16:02:05

Danish and Australian biologists have developed a technique to determine if seagrass contain sulfur.

Comets Brought Organic Ingredients For Life
2013-06-06 08:23:25

Billions of years ago icy comets crashed into the Earth, and they could have produced life-providing organic compounds, including the building blocks of proteins and nucleobase pairs of DNA and RNA.

2013-04-23 14:50:43

Each time it rains, runoff carries an earthy tea steeped from leaf litter, crop residue, soil, and other organic materials into the storm drains and streams that feed Chesapeake Bay.

Comets May Have Seeded Life On Earth
2013-03-06 04:48:38

Where did we come from? It is the question that has faced scientists, theologians and philosophers for millennia. And even in this age of technology, we have yet to stumble across the answer.

2013-03-05 14:49:52

A discovery by USF and KAUST chemists could be a breakthrough in developing new tools for cleaner air and energy production.

Ancient Fossilized Sea Creatures Contain Oldest Biomolecules Taken Directly From A Fossil
2013-02-19 13:45:53

Though scientists have long believed that complex organic molecules couldn’t survive fossilization, some 350-million-year-old remains of aquatic sea creatures uncovered in Ohio, Indiana, and Iowa have challenged that assumption.

Making Contact Between Metal And Carbon Compounds
2013-02-18 07:59:56

Until now, however, it was practically impossible to accurately predict which molecules performed well on the job. They basically had to be identified by trial-and-error.

Movement Of Seawater Affects How Marine Bacteria Absorb Organic Material
2012-11-01 14:39:18

New research shows that ocean turbulence directly affects the ability of microscopic marine organisms to recycle organic material back into the food web.

Mathematics Of Decomposition And Carbon Dioxide
2012-10-04 07:48:18

Understanding the rate at which leaves decay helps researchers predict the annual global flux of carbon dioxide and develop better models for climate change.

Catskills Watershed Polluted By Hurricane Irene
2012-09-26 16:28:52

The water quality of lakes and coastal systems will be altered if hurricanes intensify in a warming world


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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