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    Superbug Survival is Basic part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This on-line news article investigates the question: Can microbial life thrive in the caustic conditions common to floor strippers and baking soda? It reports samples near a landfill in south Chicago ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: Alkaline
    Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), General Public, High School (9-12)

    Alkaliphilic Micro-0rganisms and Habitats part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This review article summarizes the current status of the biodiversity of alkaliphilic microorganisms in various environments and outlines aspects of their biotechnological potential. The article ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Culturing Methods, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: Alkaline
    Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

    Exobiology in the Solar System and the Search for Life on Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This 180-page report of the European Space Agency offers an exobiological view of the solar system and describes the search for life on Mars. Exobiology sections include: chemical evolution in the ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Astrobiology
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: Hypersaline, High Radiation, Anoxic, Extremely Hot, Anhydrous, High Pressure, Extremely Cold, Acidic, Alkaline
    Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

    Life in Alternate Environments part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This online lecture provides information about life in extreme environments from the perspective of an undergraduate geology class. It explores current conditions for life, the origins of life, and ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Evolution:Principles, Biology:Astrobiology, Microbiology
    Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes
    Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Extremely Cold, Hypersaline, Acidic, Alkaline
    Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

    Octopus Spring part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This reference site consists of images and descriptions of Octopus Spring in Yellowstone National Park. Part of the teacher workshop "Extremities: Geology and Life in Yellowstone and ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Ecology:Principles, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
    Resource Type: Activities:Field Activity:Field trip , Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Alkaline
    Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

    Hydrothermal vent system unlike any seen before found in Atlantic part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This web page is a press release form the University of Washington relating that a team of scientists led by Deborah Kelly, on Dec. 4 2000, discovered a new hydrothermal vent system that has been ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
    Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Anoxic, Alkaline
    Grade Level: General Public, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

    Alkaline Hypersaline Lakes as Analogs for Ancient Microbial Habitats on Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This site features a scientific article associated with the Mars Global Surveyor Project, reporting data collected from a study analyzing Mono Lake as a terrestrial analog to Mars. The study is ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Biogeochemistry, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars:Life on Mars, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Diversity
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
    Extreme Environments: Alkaline, Hypersaline
    Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

    Life in extreme environments part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    This Nature insight review article "Life in extreme environments" is a detailed description of bacterial prevalence in extreme environments. It includes diagrams and descriptions of the ...
    Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Biology, :Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Geology, Biology:Microbiology
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
    Extreme Environments: High Pressure, High Radiation, Extremely Hot, Anhydrous, Anoxic, Extremely Cold, Hypersaline, Alkaline, Acidic
    Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

    Extremophilic Bacteria and Microbial Diversity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

    Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Principles, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
    Extreme Environments: Extremely Cold, Extremely Hot, High Pressure, Acidic, Hypersaline, Alkaline
    Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)

    Evidence Against Hydrogen-Based Microbial Ecosystems in Basalt Aquifers part of SERC Print Resource Collection
    This Science scholarly article provides information regarding experiments that demonstrated that hydrogen is not produced from microorganisms living in basalt. It has been proposed that hydrogen ...

    Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Within Rock, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry
    Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results
    Extreme Environments: Alkaline
    Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional

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