Archive: 01/15/2007

Extreme Weather Leaves Flamingos Hungry

Lesser flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor) at Lake Bogoria, Kenya, are suffering from malnutrition, report Earthwatch-supported scientists working there. The scientists are investigating the causes of recent large-scale ...

Jan 15, 2007 1.7 / 5 (3) 0

Lake Vostok life to be studied

U.S. researchers say they will analyze microorganisms from a vast Antarctic lake to determine how life adapts to extremely harsh environments.

Jan 15, 2007 2.8 / 5 (6) 0

Closing a loophole in the RNA World Hypothesis

New scientific research may close a major loophole in the RNA world hypothesis, the idea that ribonucleic acid -- not the fabled DNA that makes up genes in people and other animals -- was the key to life's emergence on Earth ...

Jan 15, 2007 3.8 / 5 (10) 0

Mixing it up with E. coli

Poetry in motion may seem like an odd way to describe swimming bacteria, but that's what researchers at Drexel University got when they enlisted Escherichia coli (E. coli) in an effort to tackle a major problem in developing ...

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