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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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12-10-2016
Polar Vortex is back and it's going to get ugly
The Polar Vortex got an early start this year, and...
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12-09-2016
Hundreds affected by massive earthquake in Solomon Islands
A massive earthquake struck the Solomon Islands on Friday, leaving...
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12-08-2016
Paris pollution problem worsens
Paris pollution problem worsens The city of Paris is experiencing...
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12-08-2016
Giraffes step onto extinction watchlist as numbers dwindle
Giraffes wander the wild in a few parts of the...
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12-08-2016
Bad seed sows havoc on Midwest conservation land
Bad seed sows havoc on conservation land. The reports had...
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12-08-2016
Hunter gatherers are healthier because they exercise more, study finds
There are still modern hunter gatherer societies: the Hadza of...
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12-07-2016
Grinch steals five rare 'Christmas' trees from Scottish park
This holiday season, a few families will be rockin’ around...
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12-06-2016
Donald Trump meets with Al Gore on climate change
President-elect Donald Trump has long been suspicious of climate change....
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12-05-2016
U.S. could see more torrential downpours, flash floods by 2100
By the end of the century, torrential downpours in some...
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12-05-2016
Study finds eggs from free-range hens may be better for you
Free-range hens are often healthier birds – and it shows...
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12-05-2016
Four major cities plan diesel ban
The mayors of four major international cities have unveiled plans...
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12-02-2016
Professor Stephen Hawking warns us we may destroy earth
Yesterday in The Guardian newspaper Professor Stephen Hawking said we...
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