News tagged with acidic conditions

Scientists sound acid alarm for plankton

The microscopic organisms on which almost all life in the oceans depends could be even more vulnerable to increasingly acidic waters than scientists realised, according to a new study.

May 15, 2012
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Quantum model helps solve mysteries of water

A research team from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the University of Edinburgh and IBM's TJ Watson Research Center has revealed a major breakthrough in the modelling of water that could shed light ...

Jun 04, 2013
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Uncovering the secrets of ulcer-causing bacteria

A team of researchers from Boston University, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently made a discovery that changes a long held paradigm about how bacteria move through soft ...

Aug 12, 2009
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