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The nutrient known as “fixed” nitrogen, which is essential to the health of the ocean, is controlled by the cyclic wobble of the Earth on its axis.
In a discovery that further demonstrates just how unexpected and unusual nature can be, scientists have found two strains of bacteria whose symbiotic relationship is unlike anything seen before.
Forests have a limited capacity to soak up atmospheric carbon dioxide.
Plant scientists from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom have announced a revolutionary new system that allows plants to take nitrogen from the atmosphere and potentially eliminate the need for chemical fertilizers that can pollute the ecosystem where they are used.
A simple, low-cost and eco-friendly method of creating nitrogen-doped graphene nanoplatelets (NGnPs), which could be used in dye-sensitized solar cells and fuel cells, is published in Scientific Reports today.
A recent discovery about earthworm excrement could help scientists improve our models of future climate change.
A new study from the University of Southern California reveals climate change may be weeding out the bacteria that form the base of the ocean’s food chain by selecting certain strains for survival.
WA Shipton pens informational new book, ‘The Biology of Fungi Impacting Human Health’ WISHART, Australia (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 “Fungi
The predator-prey relationship can affect the flow of carbon through an ecosystem, according to a new study from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.
The oceans of the past were quite different than the ones we see today. Ocean temperatures are increasing due to global warming, and these increases are harming marine food webs. Coastal dead zones are also being created by the run-off from fertilizers.
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