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The HaloEd Project part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The HaloEd Project is a web site dedicated to biotechnology education using Halobacteria, halophilic bacteria that live in the hypersaline environments of the world. The site lists why Halobacteria ...

Hot! Hot! Hot! But How? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is part of a larger module called Stalking the Mysterious Microbe, containing experiments, mysteries, and news stories relating to microbes. This particular site features an article ...

Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PBS documentary provides an overview of the microbial world and offers an exciting glimpse into the field of microbiology. Meet scientists from around the world investigating the microbial world ...

Guidebook of the Central Montana Alkalic Province: Geology, Ore Deposits and Origin part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This volume was prepared for the 16th Annual Field Conference of the Tobacco Root Geological Society and includes field trips to the Little Belt, Moccasin, Judith, Little Rocky and Bearpaw Mountains. ...

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 ...

Post-Viking Microbiology: New Approaches, New Data, New Insights part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This journal article, published in 1999, discusses the advances made in microbiology and microbial ecology in the 20 years since the Viking missions to Mars. The article briefly reviews this new ...

Structure of a microbial mat at Great Sippewissett Marsh, Cape Cod, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This journal article reports the findings from a study analyzing the microzonation of phototrophic bacteria in a flat laminated microbial mat at Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh on Cape Cod, MA. It ...

Microbial Diversity of Great Salt Lake part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book chapter discusses the microbial diversity of the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Sections cover the dynamic and dichotomous Great Salt Lake, the diversity of halophilic microorganisms in Great ...

Adaptation to life at high salt concentrations in Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book provides an overview of current research on halophilic microorganisms, highlighting the diversity of life forms adapted to tolerate high salt concentrations and low water activities. ...