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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.