News tagged with food chains

The minimal microbe

There are approximately one trillion quintillion microbial cells on this planet. That's more than the number of stars in the known universe! 

dateOct 22, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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YouTube extends film curb to Saudi Arabia

YouTube said Wednesday it extended its restrictions on a video sparking unrest in the Islamic world to Saudi Arabia, saying it is among countries where the film is considered illegal.

dateSep 19, 2012 in Internet
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How methane becomes fish food

Methane is an organic carbon compound containing the fundamental building block of nearly all living material: carbon. It provides an important source of energy and nutrients for bacteria. Methane is produced in oxygen-free ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Ecosystems reveal radiation secrets

A new study by Tiina Tuovinen, from the University of Eastern Finland, and her colleagues casts doubt over the validity of models used to assess the impact of radiation on human health. Their work is published online in Springer's ...

dateJul 31, 2012 in Environment
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