“It looks like the majority of these organisms are living at energy regimes that are below what we thought was even capable of maintenance—just staying alive.”
Newfound bacteria that oxidize manganese help explain the geochemistry of groundwater. The finding ends a century-long search for microbes that live on manganese.
The White House finalized its rollback of one of the nation’s bedrock environmental laws Wednesday, with President Trump calling the law the “single biggest obstacle” to major construction projects.
Trillions of dollars of fossil fuel wealth will be wiped out at some point over the next 17 years even if governments fail to impose binding carbon emissions limits on industry to curb global warming, according to a major new study.
Scientists from the University of Bristol Cabot Institute have developed an ingenious invention to address 2 challenges: a lab-created diamond made from nuclear waste that can generate electricity over an extended period of time.