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Deep Lake, which became isolated from the ocean 3,500 years ago by the Antarctic continent rising, have provided scientists a unique niche for studying the evolution of the microbes.
Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 13:48
In a first, Korean scientists have successfully developed genetically modified microbes that can produce gasoline, used as fuel for transportation.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 11:18
A team of researchers has discovered an entire ecosystems teeming with microbes in the bottom of the deep ocean.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 16:22
Stanford University engineers have devised a new way to generate electricity from sewage using naturally-occurring "wired microbes" as mini power plants, producing electricity as they digest plant and animal waste.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 16:53
Scientists have found proof of diverse life forms, dating back nearly a hundred thousand years, in an Antarctic subglacial lake`s sediments.
Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 21:36
Scientists have successfully sequenced the genomes of 201 microbes to find out more about the role these tiny, single-celled organisms play in our environment.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 18:27
A new study has said that in about 2.8 billion years from now, an ever-hotter Sun will have cooked up the earth leaving microbes to be the last surviving creatures.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 21:25
A new study has found that planktonic bacteria inhabiting the world`s oceans have streamlined their genetic makeup to become lean, mean survival machines.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012, 16:19
Researchers have sounded alarm bells over the loss of microbes helping preserve the Amazon ecosystem following its systematic deforestation.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 21:04
A new DNA analysis of rocky soils in the martian-like landscape on some volcanoes in South America has revealed a handful of bacteria, fungi, and other rudimentary organisms.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 12:30
Scientists are looking to microbes to discover the secrets of the igneous ocean crust, the ecosystem that still remains largely unexplored and unknown to science.
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Patches of Mars sub-surface could contain water and sustain a rudimentary form of life, such as martian microbes.
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