Sulfide-sensing mechanisms in purple bacteria

Recent evidence demonstrates that the origins of photosynthesis can be found in deep sea hydrothermal vents, where microbes evolved to obtain energy from ejected hydrogen sulfide and methane gases. These microbes are capable ...

Breakthrough in race to create 'bio-batteries'

(Phys.org) —Scientists at the University of East Anglia have made an important breakthrough in the quest to generate clean electricity from bacteria.

Novel archaea found in geothermal microbial mats

(Phys.org)—Our oldest national park may hold answers to questions about the activities of microbial communities that, in turn, may help in developing bioenergy technologies or safely storing carbon dioxide. Detailed analyses ...

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