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Purple Bacteria Survive Extreme Alien Light
2013-07-24 09:36:16

Researchers recently discovered ancient purple bacteria can survive in the presence of extreme alien light sources.

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2010-05-03 14:07:06

University of Miami researcher examines the light harvesting properties of purple bacteria in hopes of adapting their natural designs in 'green' technologies for humans.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.