News tagged with extreme environments

Life after Catastrophe

Scientists studying deep-sea hydrothermal vents have found that larvae travel hundreds of miles to re-colonize these harsh locations after a volcanic eruption. The new study could challenge existing beliefs about how life ...

dateAug 02, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Oxygen 'sensor' may shut down DNA transcription

(Phys.org) -- A key component found in an ancient anaerobic microorganism may serve as a sensor to detect potentially fatal oxygen, a University of Arkansas researcher and his colleagues have found. This helps researchers ...

dateJun 19, 2012 in Biochemistry
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