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benthic microbial mat community
2014-08-25 06:40:05

A type of bacteria growing in a hot spring near Yellowstone National Park in Montana uses a previously unidentified process to harvest energy and produce oxygen from sunlight, according to new research published in a recent edition of the journal Science.

2011-06-23 23:08:27

A new computer model of blue-green algae can predict which of the organism's genes are central to capturing energy from sunlight and other critical processes.

2010-07-01 16:42:22

Cyanobacteria are among the oldest living forms in nature, responsible for generating the atmospheric oxygen we breathe today.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.