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Microbes in the bilge

Microbiologist Steve Techtmann won a DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA) to study microbial biosignatures that identify what waters they traverse.

dateJun 27, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Newly discovered methane consumers in lakes

When decaying organic matter sinks to the bottom of a lake or ocean, methane is produced as the biomass is broken down. Some of the methane is released from the surface into the atmosphere, where it acts as a potent greenhouse ...

dateJun 07, 2017 in Environment
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