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Masses of methane from mud volcanoes

In the seabed, there are numerous microorganisms that play an important role in the global carbon cycle. Until now, however, it has not been understood to what extent geodynamic processes such as the subduction of oceanic ...

dateJun 13, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Sniffing out real truffles

At a cost of thousands of dollars per pound, truffles are an expensive food. The fungi are prized for their distinctive aroma, and many foods claim truffles or their aromas as ingredients. But some of these foods may actually ...

dateMay 30, 2018 in Analytical Chemistry
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Can seaweed relieve gassy cows on dairy farms?

Seaweed may be the super food dairy cattle need to reduce the amount of methane they burp into the atmosphere. Early results from research at the University of California, Davis, indicate that just a touch of the ocean algae ...

dateMay 25, 2018 in Environment
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