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How Mountains And Rivers Make Life Possible
2014-03-14 14:47:09

Favorable conditions for life on Earth are enabled in part by the natural shuttling of carbon dioxide from the planet's atmosphere to its rocky interior and back again.

Looking To Geology To Find Answers Of How Life On Earth Originated
2014-03-13 10:20:59

By simulating a geologic precursor of cell metabolism, a team of British and American scientists have taken an important step toward understanding how life arose on Earth. Widely supported theories posit that life emerged on Earth around hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor...

2014-03-12 08:30:43

-- NIAGEN(TM) is the first and only commercially available Nicotinamide Riboside -- IRVINE, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Researchers Identify Key Intermediate Steps In Artificial Photosynthesis Reaction
2014-03-04 11:03:17

Artificial photosynthesis, in which we emulate the process used by nature to capture energy from the sun and convert it into electrochemical energy, is expected to be a major asset in any sustainable energy portfolio for the future.

2014-02-25 14:43:26

Cancer cells have long been known to have higher rates of the energy-generating metabolic pathway known as glycolysis.

Ups And Downs Of Early Atmospheric Oxygen
2014-02-20 10:41:29

UC Riverside research team challenges conventional view of a simple two-step rise in early oxygen on Earth; study suggests instead dynamic oxygen concentrations that rose and fell over billions of years

A Glowing Plant Is A Sign Of Health
2014-02-12 15:16:02

Radiant skin is considered a sign of good health in humans, but plants also glow when they are well. A potential new ESA satellite could use this fluorescence to track the health and productivity of vegetation worldwide.

Photosynthesis-Activating Protein Likely Predates Oxygen On Earth
2014-02-09 08:21:12

Thioredoxin, a protein essential to the process of photosynthesis in plants, likely developed on Earth long before oxygen ever became available.

2014-01-27 10:29:16

The tropical carbon cycle has become twice as sensitive to temperature variations over the past 50 years.


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