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The Discovery of the Lost City Hydrothermal Field, 2000 part of SERC Web Resource Collection
NASA Astrobiology Institute part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Cyanobacteria and the Cryptobiotic Crust part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Are Viruses Alive? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article discusses how viruses, somewhere between living and nonliving, are categorized in biology, and their role in evolution. For about 100 years, the scientific community has repeatedly ...
Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This richly illustrated book combines vivid images from the complementary major PBS television series with imaginative original artwork to tell the compelling story of the world of microbes and their ...
Bottle Biology part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This activity book explores science and the environment through soda bottles and other recyclable materials. Sections include bottle basics, decomposition column, kimchee (fermentation), soil ...
Probing Biodiversity: Molecular Techniques Offer Powerful New Tools part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article introduces the molecular methods used to assess biological diversity. It begins by defining DNA and nucleotide sequencing. An illustration describes the application of molecular methods ...
Down in the Dirt Wonders Beckon part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This news article reports the use of DNA extraction, amplification, cloning, and screening to uncover the unknown microorganisms of the soil and sea by targeting their genetic makeup. The discovery ...
An Introduction to Biological Soil Crusts part of SERC Web Resource Collection