Archive: 07/21/2008

Microbes beneath sea floor genetically distinct

Tiny microbes beneath the sea floor, distinct from life on the Earth's surface, may account for one-tenth of the Earth's living biomass, according to an interdisciplinary team of researchers, but many of these minute creatures ...

Jul 21, 2008 4.8 / 5 (27) 2

Researchers find key to saving the world's lakes

After completing one of the longest running experiments ever done on a lake, researchers from the University of Alberta, University of Minnesota and the Freshwater Institute, contend that nitrogen control, in which the European ...

Jul 21, 2008 3.2 / 5 (35) 9

Killer Kevlar -- clothing that shields from germs

Protective clothing worn by firemen and other emergency workers may soon get a germ-fighting upgrade. Researchers in South Dakota report progress toward the first Kevlar fabrics that can kill a wide range ...

Jul 21, 2008 4.1 / 5 (9) 0