Metal deposits can promote the growth of ocean algae that gobble greenhouse gas
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Tagged algae, bacteria/protists/fungi, carbon dioxide, climate change, diatom, Diatoms, energetics, getinvolved, global warming, iron, iron fertilization, nature, oceanography, photosynthesis, silica, southern ocean
Scientists report finding bacterium that can live off arsenic
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Tagged Adaptation, arsenic, bacteria, bacterium, Chemosynthesis, energetics, extreme environments, forensic science, microbe, organic chemistry, organic molecules, phosphorus, toxicology, toxicology/drugs
Leaves go to a lot of trouble to turn red in the fall.
Leaf fossils can help track the rise and fall of mountain ranges.