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01.19.2016
Revealed by metagenomics, previously unknown biodiversity brings our biological understanding into question. “Biological dark matter” may provide clues to a fourth domain of life.
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10.15.2015

Clouds are not just made of water. They also contain quantities of bacteria whose activity affects the cloud, and may even have an impact on the greenhouse effect. We...

Article
10.14.2015
Nature abounds with species capable of producing harmful toxins to humans. Scientists believe some of these could be turned into useful allies.
Article
09.01.2015
Research teams are studying mangroves across the globe to explore the crucial role these ecosystems play for the well-being of local populations and the planet.
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