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Study Links Photosynthesis Genes to Marine Virus Fitness

(PhysOrg.com) -- A recent Northeastern University study has shown, for the first time, the effect of individual genes on the fitness of a marine species at the ecosystem level. Using his innovative computer simulation model, ...

dateFeb 04, 2009 in
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Live bacterium depicted using X-ray laser

An international team led by Uppsala University scientists has succeeded, for the first time, in depicting intact live bacteria with an X-ray laser. This technique, now described in the journal Nature Co ...

dateFeb 11, 2015 in Biochemistry
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The quality of light

Rapidly growing bacteria that live in the ocean and can manufacture their own food hold promise as host organisms for producing chemicals, biofuels, and medicine. Researchers at Pacific Northwest National ...

dateDec 30, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Engineered microbes grow in the dark

Scientists at the University of California, Davis have engineered a strain of photosynthetic cyanobacteria to grow without the need for light. They report their findings today at the 113th General Meeting of the American ...

dateMay 20, 2013 in Biotechnology
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