Study finds effect of Earth's orbit on ancient microorganisms

Curtin University researchers studying molecular fossils or "biomarkers" from deep beneath the Chicxulub impact crater have found evidence of how microorganisms changed in response to fluctuations in the Earth's climate, ...

Shedding new light on coral's Black Band Disease

UNC-Chapel Hill biologists examine the links between microbial mats and a type of coral disease that has become an urgent conservation concern, and they suggest mitigation strategies to help reduce its spread. Coral reefs ...

Urban bacteria are a diverse group

More than half the world's population lives in urban areas. In the United States, more than 8 in 10 people are urbanites. Urban ecosystems often have less diverse animal and plant life compared to natural areas. But that's ...

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