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Termite Guts May Yield Novel Enzymes For Better Biofuel Production
Science & Tech  (tags: termites, gut, microbes, enzymes, bioconversion, biofuels, biomass, waste )

Eduardo
- 2504 days ago - sciencedaily.com
The bellies of these tiny beasts actually harbor a gold mine of microbes that have now been tapped as a rich source of enzymes for improving the conversion of wood or waste biomass to valuable biofuels.
Alien Life Can Survive Trip to Earth, Space Test Shows
Science & Tech  (tags: alien, aliens, meteorites, spacecraft, experiments, scientists, research, space, Earth, microbes, astrobiologists, Mars, interesting )

Laurel
- 2510 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
We could have alien origins, say scientists who sent fossilized microscopic life-forms into space and back inside an artificial meteorite.
Yellowstone Viruses 'Jump' Between Hot Pools
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, Yellowstone, climate, earth, microbes, viruses carried by steam, research )

Jennie
- 2511 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A population study of microbes in Yellowstone National Park hot pools suggests viruses might be buoyed by steam to distant pools. The result could help to answer some fundamental questions about how microbes, and the viruses that infect them...
 

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