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06-25-2022
The world’s largest bacterium discovered in the Caribbean
An international team of scientists has recently described the world’s largest bacterium, which was discovered among the mangroves of the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe in 2009. Measuring over one centimeter in length, Thiomargarita magnifica is over 5,000 times larger than most of the other known bacteria. “Most bacterial cells are microscopic, and measure around two thousandths of a millimeter in length,” said study lead author Jean-Marie Volland, an expert in Microbial Biology at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). “While there are some exceptionally sized bacteria which can measure...
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10-08-2020
Musically training children have improved attention and memory skills
Musical training can improve attention and working memory in children,...
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10-07-2020
Animals who have suffered from hunger will take more risks
Wild animals are constantly facing dangerous situations with uncertain outcomes....
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10-07-2020
Rising levels of nitrous oxide will accelerate global warming
Rising levels of nitrous oxide will accelerate global warming. A...
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10-07-2020
More than 75 percent of threatened species lack adequate protection
More than 75 percent of threatened species lack adequate protection....
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10-06-2020
Shift in American diets could greatly benefit the environment
An eco-friendly shift in American diets could reduce the environmental...
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10-06-2020
Brain fog in recovered COVID-19 patients may be PTSD
Brain fog in recovered COVID-19 patients may be PTSD. Patients...
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10-06-2020
Birds that try to keep pace with climate change face hidden dangers
A new study led by Cornell University has found that...
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10-05-2020
Viruses can linger for hours in areas with poor ventilation
Scientists from leading research institutions across the United States are...
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10-05-2020
Many types of mammals could be infected by COVID-19
Dozens of mammals could be susceptible to COVID-19, according to...
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10-05-2020
Low iron levels will make it hard for corals to endure global warming
A new study from Penn State suggests that corals rely...
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10-04-2020
Virus that causes COVID-19 silences pain in the body
The virus that causes COVID-19 inhibits a pain signaling pathway...
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10-03-2020
Coffee before breakfast has a negative impact on metabolism
A new study from the University of Bath suggests that...
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