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Scientists Reveal How Microbe 'Eats' Electricity

Some microbes, simple as they may be, have an ability to gather energy from extreme sources like sulfur, formic acid, minerals, and… electricity? Rhodopseudomonas palustris are gram-negative bacteria that has remarkable dexterity in obtaining energy and is able to take cues from the environment to employ photoautotropic, photoheterotrophi c, chemoautotrophic, or chemoheterotrophic …

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New Tool Coming In Hunt For Alien Life

With the James Webb Space Telescope still more than four years away from launch astronomers are coming up with ideas on how to maximise its usefulness. However, according to the new paper, “Current proposed methods for measuring pressure by using remote-sensing techniques that could be applicable to exoplanetary atmospheres are …

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It's Alive! 30,000 Year Old Virus Revived

A virus frozen in the Siberian permafrost since the Ice Age has been revived. P sibericum infects amoeba, not humans, and is huge by viral standards. It has 500 genes, while the influenza virus has just eight – proving that when it comes to making you sick, size doesn’t matter. …

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