Stories with the tag: Microbiology
Oil spills could be cleaned up in the icy, rough waters of the Arctic with a chemically modified sawdust material that absorbs up to five times its weight in oil and stays afloat for at least four months.
Release Date: 12/12/2016
PNNL scientists will discuss their research on more than 100 topics at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco next week.
Release Date: 12/8/2016
PNNL is supporting today's announcement by the White House about efforts related to soil sustainability by sponsoring research projects through two research initiatives.
Release Date: 12/5/2016
Warming temperatures will contribute to the release of carbon into the atmosphere, according to research published today in Nature.
Release Date: 12/1/2016
Genetics and birthplace have a big effect on the make-up of the microbial community in the gut, according to new research published in the journal Nature Microbiology.
Release Date: 11/28/2016
A PNNL expert on rock chemistry and microbial life is part of a team investigating whether there has ever been life on Mars.
Release Date: 8/31/2016
PNNL scientists untangled a soil metagenome – all the genetic material recovered from a sample of soil – more fully than ever before, reconstructing portions of the genomes of 129 species of microbes.
Release Date: 7/29/2016
PNNL researchers have uncovered the secret that enables Synechococcus 7002 to thrive under bright light: The organism, popular in research on biofuels and chemicals, triples in size to accommodate a rapid expansion of its cellular machinery.
Release Date: 7/28/2016
Scientists Janet Jansson and Ljiljana Pasa-Tolic are part of a core group of scientists helping to lead a national effort to understand communities of microorganisms and their role in climate science, food production and human health.
Release Date: 5/27/2016
Understanding how methane is made will help researchers produce methane as a fuel source.
Release Date: 5/20/2016