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A Microbe Which Can Handle Ionic Liquids
2012-05-15 05:23:38

New find from Joint BioEnergy Institute could help reduce biofuel production costs

2012-05-14 22:29:30

Arranging DNA fragments into a genome sequence that scientists can interpret is a challenge often compared to assembling a puzzle except you don’t have the box and have no idea what the picture is supposed to be.

2012-03-24 04:57:29

At the heart of the immune system that protects our bodies from disease and foreign invaders is a vast and complex communications network involving millions of cells, sending and receiving chemical signals that can mean life or death.

2012-03-24 03:25:57

Without fungi and microbes to break down dead trees and leaf litter in nature, the forest floor might look like a scene from TV's "Hoarders."

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2012-03-14 16:15:51

A class of chemical compounds used for flavor and fragrance may one day become a clean, renewable resource with which to fuel our automobiles.


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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